Stress Management

Yasmine Manahan

Stress:

Pressure or tension exerted on a material or object.

Examples of teen stress:

  • Grades- you're expected to get good grades and not fail a class most of the time that's a lot of pressure
  • Tests-Your'e expected to get all good grades
  • Expectations-you have a lot of things you're expected to be good at and if you don't then it will start to stress you b out.
  • Lack of sleep- You don't get enough sleep because you have a bunch of stuff to do
  • Extracurricular- it takes over and you have no time to do homework
  • Friends- you have to make time for everything and everyone
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10 Positive ways to manage stress:

    • Find out what you can do about the sources of your stress.
    • Keep a positive, realistic attitude.
    • Stand up for yourself in a polite way. Share your feelings or opinions.Instead of becoming angry, defensive, or passive.
    • Learn and practice relaxation techniques. Try breathing exercises or meditation.
    • Exercise regularly.
    • Eat healthy.
    • Try to manage your time wisely.
    • Say no, where you can, to things that would add more stress to your life.
    • Make time for hobbies and interests.
    • Get enough rest and sleep. .
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    10 Negative ways to reduce stress:

    • Self harm
    • Alcoholism
    • Drinking to much caffeine
    • Compulsive spending
    • Emotional eating
    • Smoking
    • Excessive sleeping
    • Fighting
    • Getting angry over nothing
    • Not doing anything at all
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    10 Effects of stress:

    • Headache or muscle pain
    • Chest pain
    • Sleep problems
    • Anxiety
    • Lack of motivation
    • Sadness
    • Over eating or under eating
    • Drug or alcohol abuse
    • Suicidal withdrawal
    • feeling fatique
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    4 statistics of teen stress

    • 16% of teens say their stress has declined over the year
    • 31% of teens stay their stress has inclined over the year
    • 34% believe their stress will increase in the next coming year
    • 42&% of teens believe they are not doing enough to manage their stess
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    4 facts of teen stress

    • Most teens consider cheating OK
    • One in five teens qualifies as clinically depressed
    • Stress ups the suicide rate
    • Female students feel it harder than their male peers