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1 Stress! Chapter 3, Lesson 3 (page 63).

2 Lesson Vocabulary Stress Stress Stressor Stressor Fight or flight response Fight or flight response Adrenaline Adrenaline Time management Time management

3 What is stress? The bodys response to change.

4 What causes stress? A stressor is anything that causes stress. A stressor is anything that causes stress. It can be either positive or negative. It can be either positive or negative. It can be classified as a person, thing, or event. It can be classified as a person, thing, or event. What are some examples of stressors (both good and bad)? What are some examples of stressors (both good and bad)? Do all types of stress cause the same reaction? Do all types of stress cause the same reaction?

5 Is all stress bad? NO! NO! Sometimes stress helps you to perform better in high-pressure situations. Sometimes stress helps you to perform better in high-pressure situations. Can you name any examples when this might be true? Can you name any examples when this might be true?

6 The bodys response to stress The flight or fight response is the process by which the body prepares to deal with a stressor. The flight or fight response is the process by which the body prepares to deal with a stressor. It is the bodys natural response to threats of harm. It is the bodys natural response to threats of harm. What does the term fight or flight mean? What does the term fight or flight mean?

7 How does stress affect the body? Short-term effects Short-term effects Increased sweating. Increased sweating. Racing heart. Racing heart. Tense muscles. Tense muscles. Deep, fast breathing. Deep, fast breathing. Butterflies in your stomach. Butterflies in your stomach. Dry mouth, difficulty swallowing. Dry mouth, difficulty swallowing. Glands release adrenaline – a hormone that gives the body extra energy. Glands release adrenaline – a hormone that gives the body extra energy.

8 How does stress affect the body? Long-term effects Long-term effects Headaches. Headaches. Digestive problems. Digestive problems. Difficulty sleeping. Difficulty sleeping. High blood pressure. High blood pressure. Anxious, irritable behavior. Anxious, irritable behavior. Moodiness – extreme emotions or withdrawing from family and friends. Moodiness – extreme emotions or withdrawing from family and friends.

9 How to manage stress Relax! Relax! Yoga, meditation, other ways? Yoga, meditation, other ways? Have a positive outlook. Have a positive outlook. Laugh! Laugh! Spend time with family/friends. Spend time with family/friends. Practice good time management. Practice good time management. Strategies for using time efficiently. Strategies for using time efficiently. Practice healthy habits. Practice healthy habits. Get enough sleep, exercise, eat right. Get enough sleep, exercise, eat right.

10 How to practice good time management Arrange the hours in your day. Arrange the hours in your day. Keep a day planner/organizer (like your school agenda planner). Keep a day planner/organizer (like your school agenda planner). It will help you to identify your priorities and stay on task. It will help you to identify your priorities and stay on task. See page 68 for an example. See page 68 for an example.

11 Writing Activity Identify some causes of stress in your life that you have experienced more than once. Choose one and write about steps you could take to lessen the effects of stress. Identify some causes of stress in your life that you have experienced more than once. Choose one and write about steps you could take to lessen the effects of stress. Due at the end of class. Due at the end of class. Worth 10 participation points. Worth 10 participation points.


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