Stress Mgt. Final EC Assignment 2

Stress Mgt. Final EC Assignment 2 - KIN 69 Section 06, Fall...

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KIN 69 Section 06, Fall '07 – Extra Credit NAME: ______________________________ Final Extra Credit Assignment For extra credit, answer any of the following questions that you did not answer on Exam 2. Answers must be typed, using correct format, spelling, and punctuation. Some questions are more complex than others and are worth more points. Points will only be given if all parts of the question are answered. 2.Define self-talk. Explain how it can both cause stress and be a tool to help manage stress. Give examples of both. (5 points) 1
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KIN 69 Section 06, Fall '07 – Extra Credit NAME: ______________________________ Self talk is your thoughts making them known to you. The perpetual conversation heard in the mind, usually negative and coming from the critical (ego), which rarely has anything good to say. This can cause stress by several types of negative self-talk thinking patterns such as: pessimism (looking at worst at every situation), catastrophizing (making the worst of a situation), blaming (shifting the responsibility for circumstances to someone other than yourself), perfectionism (imposing above-human standards for yourself), polarized thinking (where things are always view as extremes, either extremely good or extremely bad), should-ing
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Stress Mgt. Final EC Assignment 2 - KIN 69 Section 06, Fall...

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