Week 3 DQ 1 - everything in life causes some sort of stress...

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The text, Psychology and the Challenges of Life discusses several sources of stress. What sources of stress did the text identify in which you were previously unaware? Has your reading helped you identify any new sources of stress? If so, how might you deal with these sources? I was extremely astonished to discover that household duties and shopping were stressful. I had on no account considered those things as being stressful. I had not measured the inner- concerned disturbances as being stressful until after I read the chapter. Being lonely and fearful of an altercation did not enter my mind as being a stressor. I presume I could perceive the altercation as being stressful, particularly when you can distinguish it is coming and you are just waiting for it to start; however I did not believe that being lonely was a stressor. Exceptional individual accomplishment and going on a vacation being stressful was a huge shock to me also. I had by no means connected something good with it being a stressful tribulation. I now realize
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Unformatted text preview: everything in life causes some sort of stress then. ..does it not. Being capable of dealing with these stressors would be imperative to do on a day to day basis. If not, we would just deteriorate under the stress and tension of it all. I suppose that I would deal with these by creating a list and putting everything in perspective. In addition, I would guarantee that time is made for me to chill out and settle down from the household duties and do something that brings me contentment and that I take pleasure in. For emotional dilemmas like loneliness and altercation problems, I would converse to someone about them to get their feedback on the situation. From time to time, all we necessitate is a modest dose of support in addition to acknowledging that we are not alone after all. For vacation stress, I would let someone else make preparations and then just try to sit back, unwind and benefit from being by myself....
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