Stress

Stress is your body's way of responding to demand and threat

Causes Of Stress

  • Being unhappy with school or work
  • Too much work at a time
  • Being Insecure
  • Presenting in front of a large group
  • Death of a loved one
  • Bad grades
  • Chronic illness or injuries
  • Traumatic event
  • Emotional Problems
  • Overcoming fears

Effects Of Stress

Cognitive Symptoms
  • Memory Problems
  • Poor Judgment
  • Sees only negative
  • Anxious or racing thoughts
  • Constant worrying


Emotional Symptoms

  • Moodiness
  • Irritability or short temper
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • sense of loneliness and isolation
  • general unhappiness

Physical Symptoms



  • Frequent colds
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

Behavioral Symptoms



  • Sleeping too much
  • Procrastinating
  • Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
  • Nervous habits

Physical outcomes of short term strees

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Upset stomach

Physical Out comes of long term stress

  • Depression
  • High blood pressure
  • Abnormal
  • HArdening of arteries
  • Heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heartburn, Ulcers, Irritable bowel
  • Upset stomach
  • weight loss or gain
  • Flares up asthma and arthritis
  • Skin problems

Out comes of my stress balls

My stress balls were affected for some people. The one with water balls was not as affected as the flour one. THey both worked but not very well. THey only took the stress level down on average two levels.
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