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What is stress?

The reaction of the body and mind to everybody and demands

What are stressors?

Anything that causes stress

What are positive stressors?

Positive stressors are things that can motivate you

What are negative stressors?

Negative stressors are things that interfere with your ability to perform

Positive ways to handle stress

  • Planning
  • Positive thinking
  • Relaxation
  • Redirect energy
  • Seek support

Negative ways to handle stress

  • Ignore it
  • Overthink it
  • Smoke
  • Drink
  • Shut down

Fun facts

  • Stress can cause hair loss
  • The number one reason for stress is money
  • Dark chocolate reduces stress

Managing Stress - Brainsmart - BBC