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  1. 1. Stress Management
  2. 2. Are you STRESSED? What stresses you out? How do you currently handle stress? Video http://globalnews.ca/video/820498/high- school-stress
  3. 3. What Is Stress? Stress is the body’s automatic response to any physical or mental demand placed on it. Adrenaline is a chemical naturally produced in our body as a response to stress . Fight or Flight response is illicited.
  4. 4. Is All Stress Bad? Moderate levels of stress may actually improve performance and efficiency Too little stress may result in boredom Too much stress may cause an unproductive anxiety level
  5. 5. Identifying Stressors Situations, activities, and relationships that cause ‘trauma’ to one’s physical, emotional, or psychological self
  6. 6. Stressors •School •Work •Family •Relationships •Legal •Finances •Health/illness •Environment •Living Situation
  7. 7. Negative Effects of Stress 1. Physical - Weight gain/loss - Unexpected hair loss - Heart palpitations - High blood pressure 2. Emotional - Mood swings - Anxiety - Can lead to depression • Can also lead to unhealthy coping strategies (i.e. alcohol, drugs, etc)
  8. 8. Managing Stress Stress Relief Strategies 1. Body relaxation excercises - breathing techniques - guided imagery 2. Physical exercise -yoga -work out routine 3. Meditation 4. Counseling -talk therapy -life coaching
  9. 9. Other Helpful tips Changing perceptions and expectations Break jobs/tasks into manageable parts Set reasonable/realistic goals Avoid procrastination Set boundaries Don’t compromise your values/beliefs Schedule “me” time Avoid caffeine
  10. 10. Benefits of Stress Management Physical health gets better  more energy and stamina Emotions stabilized  positive attitude  hopeful/happier Ability to focus improved  able to learn and achieve
  11. 11. Relax Our brain fires electrical waves at 14 or more cycles a second. These are beta waves and are great for getting tasks done, but not for learning new things. Taking a few minutes to relax deeply slows your brain waves down. These slower waves are alpha waves. They occur at between 7 and 14 cycles a second Studies show alpha waves improve learning. ----”OnCourse” by Skip Downing
  12. 12. Free Apps You have at your fingertips multiple resources through your electronic device to help you deal with stress: •Complete Relaxation: Guided Meditation for a Happy, Stress Free Life •The Mindfulness App •Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax •OmVana – Meditation for Everyone
  13. 13. Brief Mindfulness Exercise Just sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes and listen. https://www.7cups.com/exercises/mindfulness1/
  14. 14. The Key Word Is…. Balance
  15. 15. Any questions? Please see your guidance counselor for more information!

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