Stress Management

  • Stress is the body’s automatic response to any physical or mental demand placed on it.
  • Moderate levels of stress may actually improve performance and efficiency.
  • Some negative effects of stress include: weight gain, high blood pressure and mood swings.
  • Use the 4 A’s to deal with stress: Avoid, Alter, Adapt, and Accept.
  • Avoid procrastination in order to cut down on the amount of stress that you feel.
  • Set realistic goals. Do not set yourself up for failure.
  • Adopt a healthy lifestyle.
  • Benefits of stress management: more energy, positive attitude, and ability to concentrate.
  • The key word is BALANCE.