4. “Stress is often termed as a twentieth century syndrome,
born out of man's race towards modern progress and its
- BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
“Stress is Wear and Tear on the body”.
- HANS SELYE
7. Eustress is the positive cognitive response to stress that
Eustress occurs when your level of stress is high
enough to motivate you to move into action to get
8. Receiving a promotion or raise at work
Starting a new job
Buying a home
Having a child
Taking a vacation
10. Distress is one of the negative types of stress.
Distress or Negative stress occurs when your level of
stress is either too high or too low and your body
and/or mind begin to respond negatively to the
11. The death of a spouse
Losing contact with loved ones
The death of a family member
Injury or illness (oneself or a family member)
Being abused or neglected
Conflict in interpersonal relationships
14. Acute stress is the type of stress that comes
immediately with a change of routine.
It is also known as fight or flight response.
15. Chronic stress will occur if there is a constant change
of routine for week after week.
This is the type of stress experienced by someone who
constantly face job changes.
16. The feeling occurs when someone feels pushed
beyond the limits of what he or she can handle.
Whether it's caused by an excessively high
workload, unreasonable deadlines or working too
long and too hard.
17. Hypo stress is the opposite of Hyper stress.
Hypo stress is the type of stress experienced by a
person who is constantly bored.
19. The event, situation or pressure that cause stress are known
TYPES OF STRESSORS:
i. Internal stressors (thoughts, beliefs, attitudes).
ii. External stressors (loss, tragedy, change).
20. Major life changes
Being too busy
Children and family
23. Financial Problems
Major changes in life
-Marriage, Transfer, Promotion, Migration.
- Drinking, Smoking, Being Pessimistic, Worrying.
People around you
25. During this stage psychological changes occur in
At this stage your body begins to respond to the
Examples: Increased heart rate, Increased respiration,
26. During this stage your body tries to cope or adapt to
the stressors by beginning a process of repairing any
damage the stressor has caused.
Examples: Fear, Anxiety, Depression, Poor problem
solving, Confusion, Nightmares, Hyper-vigilance.
27. During this stage the stressor is not being managed
effectively and the body and mind are not able to
repair the damage.
Examples: Digestive disorders, Headaches, Tension,
Insomnia, Loss of temper.
32. Memory problems.
Difficulty in making decisions.
Inability to concentrate.
Seeing only the negative.
Repetitive or racing thoughts.
Loss of objectivity.
Desire to escape or run away.
50. This is both a short and long-term relaxation option.
When we are anxious , we breathe shallowly or even
hold our breathe unconsciously . This limits our oxygen
intake and adds to further stress to our body.
52. It releases tension and stress.
It makes the mind clear.
It improves both physical and mental wellness.
53. Guided imagery involves imagining a scene which you
feel at peace, free to let go all tension and anxiety.
54. Some of the self massage techniques are
1. Scalp soother
2. Easy on eyes
3. Sinus pressure relief
4. Foot massage
5. Face massage
58. M - Money Management, Minimize needs, Meditation
E - Earnest Expectations, Enjoy the work you do
N - Negative thinking
T - Time Management
A - Accept and Adopt Reality
L - Avoid Loneliness
H - Hobbies
E - Express your feelings
A - Be Active and have positive Attitude
L - Learn more and Manage Life
T - Try to be happy
H - Maintain Healthy life style
84. 1. Be flexible with change. Things don’t go always as
2. Avoid people who are “stress carriers” and
3. Try to find something funny in difficult situations.
4. Don’t try to control events or other people.
5. Have realistic expectations.
85. 6. Plan your work well in advance.
7. Don’t try to be perfect. Don’t feel like you must do
8. Avoid giving in to alcohol, smoking and other
9. Express your feelings.
10. Understand that everyone do not see things in a same