Stress Management


What is stress?

Stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Also this is one type of psychological pain.

Is stress always harmful?

No , It is not always harmful . Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy.

What is positive stress?

Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. It helps to improve the quality of a person.

What can be the bad effects of stress on health ?

Excessive amounts of stress, however, may lead to bodily harm. Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

What is ‘Eu stress’ and ‘Distress’ ?

Eu stress is when a person perceives a stressor as positive.  Distress is when stress gives discomfort and pressure. When  demand vastly exceeds a person’s capabilities he fells discomfort and dis stress.

What are the behavioral changes  seen with stress?

Behavioral changes can be smoking and eating habits and physical activity.

What is ‘Chronic stress’ and how it comes?

When stress is constantly present and not avoidable body starts adapting to it. This is a chronic stress. Example : Living in a unfriendly environment . Working in a place with high levels of discomfort.

What are relaxation techniques  and how to practice them ?

Relaxation techniques include some activity that takes you away from the world of stress. Some activity that helps you is best for you .Some examples of relaxation technique are : meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, tai chi,listening to music  and yoga.

More-active ways of achieving relaxation include walking, jogging, outdoors games that interests you or participating in sports activities.

Select a technique that works for you and practice it regularly.

What are steps to be corrected to avoid stress in daily life?

Take care of your Health – Stay healthy .

Good Sleep – Regular sleep of 8 hours keeps you stress free .

Deep Breathing , yoga , Meditation are some techniques to be practiced to avoid stress.

Eat Healthy and Stay Hydrated : Read about healthy foods and try to take healthy foods which includes fruits and vegetables.This gives you a lots of anti-oxidants and vitamins.

Have a positive attitude to analyse the events . Negative attitude brings more stress.

Get some free time for yourself and your relaxation. Practice some Stress relieving techniques like Yoga , Meditation , walking and sports activities .

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