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Stress+Notes - What is your STRESS? 1. What was the...

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What is your STRESS? 1. What was the stressor? The midterm / assignment or your guilt, frustration, procrastination It is our job, why we are here Organize! The Game, what we do Prioritize The Way we get where we want to go Play on--Compete If the Cause of the Stress is In our control or Not in our control Refuel or attack Relax and distract 2. What is stress —it is our perception therefore it is real. It can be or it can be used as Automatic Energy (read the stress response) Activation It signifies Game Time It readies you for battle. “If you’re not nervous you’re not ready!” It alerts you to the challenge ahead and its importance An Assessment How much trouble are we getting into? How important is this? Is it really worth the stress? It measures the monster. Just how big a deal is this really? An Affirmation It shows you care, that your are conscientious. An Apparition It is a Monster. Is it real or just real to you?
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An Alert to access and ask for assistance It signals to you to access your support system. We all need help at some time Anxiety Panic. Heading for the Red. 3. Stress As Automatic Energy or Activation Use it if you need it Lose it if you don’t An Assessment Put it in perspective. Are you in trouble or not? Prioritize Shiggles—stuff happens An Affirmation —be proud An Apparition Identify it as a monster Deal with the monster Deny the monster An Alert to access and ask for assistance Seek out those who support you and reinforce your capabilities Get expert help—where can you go for information, tools, a plan, guidance Reaffirm your spiritual foundation Anxiety Decrease the stress rest relax distract change the flavor 1. Mentally escape space yourself sanctuary pleasant memory, person, song, vision 2. Humor 3. Social association or isolation 4. Reduce seriousness of situation 5. Reinforce familiarity of situation, sense of control 6. Vent the Energy 7. Throw out the Trash
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ACTIVATION AA. Work the Stressor —Make a plan and Get ‘er done, One step at a time Write down ideas, work on the plan Overwhelmed—don’t add it up. Prioritize and focus on what is doable. Identify what you can control and do so. Identify what you can’t and let it go. (Use your Spiritual Health) “When it rains, I let it” unknown Solve problems instead of worrying. ACCESS Goal Setting Why Set Goals?: 1. Directs attention and action of performing. Identifies and focuses what you are working for. 2. Mobilizes your energy. You know what you need to do to succeed. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course PHE 44 taught by Professor Doten,s during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.

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