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Lesson 10 Remember to use complete sentences. What stress do you have? How do you manage your stress? Look at pg. 94 What would you do? (Stress quiz wkst)
What causes stress? Tests Games Nagging Responsibilities Changes in your body Worries relationships
How can you manage your stress? Read a book Use a stress ball Watch TV Exercise Play games Talk to friends Go shopping Listen to music Watch a movie Keep a journal Take a shower Take a bubble bath Dance Eat your favorite food Swim Call an old friend Remember a fun time
Lesson 10 Expressing Emotions and Managing Stress What happens when you get angry?
What are Symptoms of anger Rapid breathing Increased heart rate Rise in blood pressure Increased sweating Sweaty palms Dry mouth Decreased sensitivity to pain Increased alertness Increased muscle strength Tensed eyebrows Pursed lips Red face
What is an I-message compared to a you-message? I-message: keeps communication lines open, does not threaten Example: I feel that we are not communicating effectively You-message: puts the other person on defense Example: You don’t listen (complete wkst) (complete wkst)
List ways you can handle your anger I-messages Write in a journal Breathe deep Keep a sense of humor Talk with a parent, mentor, or guardian (complete wkst)
What is adrenaline? Adrenaline is a hormone that prepares the body to react during times of stress or in an emergency. Fight or flight (stay or run)
How can you prevent or deal with stress? Make responsible decisions Keep a time-management plan Keep a budget Talk with parents, guardian, or mentor Have the support of friends Exercise Write in a journal Use breathing techniques Eat healthy Get plenty of sleep
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What can you do if you feel your stress is too much? Talk to an adult Get help Choose the “big rocks” first Plan a schedule
Where can you get help? Teens Homepage Teens Homepage Teens Homepage Counselors Parents Teachers Family doctor Another trusted adult
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