Week 2 Discussion 3 Sci162

Week 2 Discussion 3 Sci162 - bodies to react or respond....

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According to the textbook, stress is defined as: “The experience of a perceived threat (real or imagined) to one’s well-being, resulting from a series of physiological responses and adaptations.” Stress, in my opinion, is a high level of worry or anxiety that is brought on by daily pressure and frustration. Some common stressors are: keeping the finances under control, house maintenance, school work, and, sometimes, your daily conversations with other people. These can be stressful because they are demands that upset balance and cause our
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Unformatted text preview: bodies to react or respond. There are some strategies for coping with stress. Some management techniques for stress are: stress inoculation and cognitive restructuring. Stress inoculation is to prepare for a stressor before it happens. An example is to, talk in front of a mirror or to your friends before a big speech. Cognitive restructuring refers to changing the way you think. The way we think is what makes things stressful; so if we replace our negative self-talk with positive self-talk, we will be less stressed out....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course ALL all taught by Professor All during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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