Stress Management

Sarah Barrett

Definition of Stress

pressure or tension exerted on a material object

6 examples of teen stress

* Social Stress

* Financial Stress

* Academic Stress

* Sports Stress

* Stress due to family problems

* Relationship Stress

10 positive ways to manage stress

* Sleep it off

* Read a book to calm down

* Do an activity to get your mind off of it

* Take a shower/ bath

* Listen to music

* Talk to someone about it

* Don't think about your problems as much

* Get more organized with your school stuff, study for tests

* Spend time with family and friends

* Take a walk

10 negatives ways to manage stress

* Not talking to anyone about your problems

* Drugs

* Drinking

* Pretending you're "fine"

* Smoking

* Continuing the way you are

* Eating too much

* Taking your anger out on others

* Suicide

* Running away

10 effects of stress

* Anger

* Depression

* Tired

* Over eating

* Drinking

* Doing drugs

* Upset

* Under eating

* Questioning their existence

* Nightmares

* Negativity

4 statistics on teen stress

* School work (78%)

* Parents (68%)

* Romantic relationships (64%)

* Friends problems (64%)

4 facts on teen stress

* One in five teens qualifies as clinically depressed

* Most high school students consider cheating OK

* Stress ups the suicide rates

* Many stressed people consider hurting themselves

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