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Unformatted text preview: alertness is heightened, blood pressure rises, and the heart rate and breathing rate speeds up. As these systems are heightened in preparation to deal with the stressor, other systems, including the immune system, are suppressed because they are not vital at the time. These stress hormones remain in the bloodstream after the stressful situation has passed. Fight or flight: Physiological response to stress that prepares the individual to take action by stimulating the vital defense systems Hardiness: 1. Commitment 2. Challenge 3. Control Time Management Steps to time management Find time killers Set long-range and short-range goals Prioritize your immediate goals Use a daily planner Conduct nightly audits Delegate Say no Protect against boredom Plan for disruptions Get it done...
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