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Stress Managment Quiz 9 pg 5

Stress Managment Quiz 9 pg 5 - rely on and to encourage you...

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ACTIVITY: BECOMING SELF-EFFICACIOUS This activity will help you feel more confident that you can manage the stress you experience. Researchers tell us that there are several effective ways to increase self-efficacy. One of these is modeling. If you see someone else managing stress, you are more likely to believe you can manage it, too. All you need to do is model your behavior on this other person's. In addition, if you practice stress management skills—developing a history of using them—you will be more apt to believe you can employ them successfully. Lastly, if you employ social support—the assistance of other people—you will not feel left all alone to manage your stress. You will have others to consult with, to
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Unformatted text preview: rely on, and to encourage you to be successful in managing the stress in your life. Recognizing these strategies can be effective in enhancing your stress management self-efficacy, each is employed below. I. Modeling A. Identify someone you know who manages stress well B. Observe this person over several weeks and list seven things he or she does to cope with the stress 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. II. Practicing A. Choose three of the seven stress management techniques you observed the other person using that you are willing to try. 1. 2. 3. 117 gre06755_ch09.qxd 5/5/05 1:50 PM Page 117...
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