Alarm Phase (of GAS) Autonomic nervous system (ANS) is triggered when the mind perceives a stressor the brain interprets as a threat. Sympathetic nervous system releases hormones that speed heart rate. Parasympathetic nervous system counteracts the actions of the sympathetic branch, reaching a balance.
Stress and the Mind Stress may contribute to mental disability and emotional dysfunction. These effects may be manifested as lost work productivity. difficulties in relationships. abuse of drugs and other substances. displaced anger. aggressive behavior.
ABC News Video: The Multitasking Myth | The Multitasking Myth Discussion Questions 1.Why isn’t multitasking as good as one might think? Do you agree that it’s a problem? 2.How do you multitask in your own life? Does it have an effect on the quality of the tasks your are doing simultaneously? 3.Translate the three steps outlined to be more productive to your own daily life. Could you follow them?
Developing Your Spiritual Side: Mindfulness Physical dimension: Interact with the natural environment. Emotional dimension: Focus on positive emotions through self-talk. Social dimension: Listen actively by taking note of content, intent, and feelings expressed. Intellectual dimension: Use our minds for objective reasoning.