GOT STRESS???

Here are some fun facts to help de-stress yourself

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Are You Feeling Stressed Right Now?

Signs and Symptoms
  • Low energy
  • Becoming Easily Agitated
  • Headaches
  • Pain
  • Avoiding Others
  • Frequent Colds and Infections
  • Feeling Lonely
  • Insomnia

Types of Stressors

External
  • Major Life Changes
  • Environment
  • Social
  • Workplace
  • Unpredictable Events


Internal
  • Fears
  • Beliefs
  • Uncertainty and Lack of Control

Stress Can Be Good For You... Say What??

Believe it or not, stress can become your motivation, enhance child birth, and can help make you become more healthy by exercising to help relieve the stress.

On The Other Hand...

Stress can come with some consequences. It can lower your immune system, make you gain or lose weight, depression could develope, insomnia can occur, and emotional imbalances can be a life disturbance.
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Defense Mechanisms To Help With Stress

  • Regression
  • Repression
  • Compensation
  • Projection
  • Rationalization
  • Reaction Formation
  • Denial
  • Displacement
  • Introjection
  • Sublimation
  • Undoing

Ways To Prevent Stress

Primary
  • Exercise
  • Stay Organized
  • Stress Education


Secondary

  • Doctor Visit
  • Anxiety/Depression Test


Tertiary

  • Medication
  • Support Groups

Some Techniques That Might Help You Manage Stress

  • Relaxation
  • Meditation
  • Deep Breaths
  • Yoga
  • Find Your "Happy Place"
  • Biofeedback