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Lesson 2 To manage stress, identify your stressors. You then have a better chance of controlling them. How should you start dealing with stress? Managing.

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2 Lesson 2 To manage stress, identify your stressors. You then have a better chance of controlling them. How should you start dealing with stress? Managing Stress

3 Lesson 2 In this lesson, youll learn to: Identify personal causes of stress. Demonstrate refusal strategies for avoiding some stressful situations. Develop strategies for managing stress. Examine how healthful behaviors help reduce stress. Lesson Objectives

4 Lesson 2 Causes of Stress The first step in stress management is to identify the causes of stress: Life events Physical stressors Daily hassles Identifying Personal Causes of Stress

5 Lesson 2 Using Refusal Skills to Avoid Stress Demonstrating refusal strategies helps you avoid stressful situations. Walk away from a tense situation. Say no when you see the possibility of stress, conflict, or threat. Avoiding Stress with Refusal Strategies

6 Lesson 2 Stress-Management Techniques Plan ahead. Get enough sleep. Engage in regular physical activity. Eat nutritious food. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. Ways to Manage Stress

7 Lesson 2 Plan Ahead A well-thought-out plan is a flexible map that shows many ways of reaching your goal. When you plan ahead: You decide in advance what you want to accomplish and what steps youll take. You recognize where variations to your plan may occur. It better prepares you for unexpected changes. Ways to Manage Stress

8 Lesson 2 Get Adequate Sleep Manage your time wisely so that you get enough rest each night. This will help you: Be in a better mood. Think more clearly. Look and feel better. Improve your chances of success. Ways to Manage Stress

9 Lesson 2 Get Regular Physical Activity When you are under stress, your body has an excess of nervous energy. Engaging in physical activities can release this pent-up energy. Ways to Manage Stress

10 Lesson 2 Eat Nutritious Food Balanced nutrition is important for overall health. Poor eating habits cause fatigue, weakness, and a reduced ability to concentrate. Inappropriate dieting and over- or undereating can also put the body under additional stress. Too much stress can cause poor absorption of vitamins and minerals, which can lead to deficiencies. Eat a variety of different foods, drink plenty of water, and eat fresh food whenever possible. Ways to Manage Stress

11 Lesson 2 Nutrition Tips for Dealing with Stress Eat regular meals. Limit comfort foods. Limit caffeine. Ways to Manage Stress

12 Lesson 2 Avoid Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs Using tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs does not relieve stress. Substance use makes the body more prone to diseases and has dangerous long-term effects. Ways to Manage Stress

13 Lesson 2 Managing Stress Redirect your energy. RelaxRelax and laugh. Keep a positive outlook. Seek out support. Stress-Management Techniques Developing and practicing stress-management skills is one of the steps to good mental health.stress-management skills

14 Lesson 2 Q. The relaxation response can be reached by using techniques such as _____. 1.seeking out support 2.deep breathing 3.keeping a positive outlook 4.redirecting energy Choose the appropriate option. Quick Review

15 Lesson 2 Click Next to attempt another question. A. The relaxation response can be reached by using techniques such as deep breathing. Quick Review - Answer

16 Lesson 2 Provide a short answer to the question given below. Q. List three personal causes of stress. Click Next to view the answer. Quick Review

17 Lesson 2 A. Three personal causes of stress are: 1. Life events 2. Physical stressors 3. Daily hassles Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

18 Lesson 2 Provide a short answer to the question given below. Q. Name three ways to protect yourself from stress. Click Next to view the answer. Quick Review

19 Lesson 2 A. To avoid stress you need to do the following: Plan ahead. Get enough sleep. Engage in regular physical activity. Eat nutritious food. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

20 Lesson 2 Jarod has a big biology test on Friday. As he is heading to his room to study, his friend Ben calls and asks him to go bowling. Use the techniques discussed in this lesson to help Jarod balance his activities and manage his stress. Evaluate the possible techniques. Quick Review

21 Lesson 2 Redirect your energy. RelaxRelax and laugh. Managing Stress Keep a positive outlook. Seek out support. Stress- management skills are skills that help an individual handle stress in a healthful, effective way. Stress-Management Techniques Developing and practicing stress-management skills is one of the steps to good mental health.stress-management skills

22 Lesson 2 Redirect your energy. RelaxRelax and laugh. Managing Stress Keep a positive outlook. Seek out support. Managing Stress The relaxation response is a state of calm that can be reached if one or more relaxation techniques are practiced regularly. Stress-Management Techniques Developing and practicing stress-management skills is one of the steps to good mental health.stress-management skills

23 Lesson 2 A. Correct! The relaxation response can be reached by using techniques such as deep breathing. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

24 Lesson 2 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again, or click Next to view the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer


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