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Unformatted text preview: amples of external stressors are work, relationship
difficulties, financial problems, being to busy, and
family and children. Physical and Cognitive
Physical: tension headaches, stomach aches,
increase in blood pressure, chest pain, frequent
Cognitive: Memory problems, inability to concentrate,
poor judgement, seeing only the negative, and
constant worrying. Emotional and Behavioral
Emotional: moodiness, short tempered, inability to
relax, sense of loneliness, feeling overwhelmed, and
Behavioral symptoms: eating more or less, sleeping
too little or too much, procrastination, neglecting
responsibilities, and nervous habits. Perception
You are your worst enemy.
Most stress depends upon how you percieve things.
This is why some people are stressed about certain
things while others are not. Learn to Manage Stress
Stress is never out of your control
To manage stress you must take charge
Relaxation is key to coping with stress
Use techniques like yoga, meditation, and deep
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- Spring '10