Stress and Anxiety

It sucks

Stress

Stress-Stress is the body's natural reaction to everyday challenges and demands.


Different types of stressors

Biological-Illness

Environmental-Poverty

Cognitive-Your perception of events

Personal Behavior-Using/abusing drugs

Life Situation-Death, trouble with relationships


Body's Responses to Stress

Alarm-Body on high alert, fight or flight

-Your ability to fight may be enhanced

-Your ability to run may be enhanced

Fatigue-Body gets tired

Stress Continued

Ways to Relieve Stress

-Get away from people

-Listen to calming music

-Play a game

-Get a hobby

-Look up funny videos