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HLTH140 lecture 1 - HLTH140StresstheConstantChallenge...

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HLTH140 – Stress the Constant Challenge Feb. 3, 2011 Relieve stress: Exercise, healthy diet, sleep (roughly 8 hrs) Techniques for Managing Stress: Time Management - set priorities, schedule tasks, realistic goals, budget time  (give yourself more time than you think it will take), break up long term goals,  visualize achievement, keep track on incomplete tasks, do least-favorite tasks  first, identify quick transitional tasks, delegate, say “No” when possible, give  yourself breaks, avoid “time sinks”, just do it Cognitive Techniques: Think and act constructively, take control, problem-solve, modify your  expectations, stay positive, cultivate your sense of humor, focus on what’s  important Relaxation Techniques: progressive relaxation, visualization, meditation, deep breathing, yoga, tai chi,  music  Counterproductive Coping Strategies:  Tobacco, alcohol, drugs, unhealthy eating habits, too much leisure activity
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course HLTH 140 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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