In today’s world, the stresses become an inescapable everyday. The stress is facing people everywhere in their house, schools, work place or even while driving on the road. The world has become stressful and more complicated place. The stress is incapability of the human mind to get by with physical and imagined threats that it has encounter on a daily basis. Stress can lead to all sort of mental and physical illnesses.
Reduce stress in daily life is important to keep overall health since it will let you to have better frame of mind, enhance immunity and longevity so you can be more productive. You should cast off stress in order to concentrate on work, study and enjoy the life. There are various ways to cope with stress such as you should reduce stress by listen to music, maintain positive thinking and have a healthy lifestyle. One of the way to reduce stress is by maintaining positive thinking in daily life. Positive thinking is you are thinking the best is going to happen instead of the worst and deal with unpleasantness in a more positive and productive way.
1.0 INTRODUCTION What is stress? Stress as stated in Oxford Dictionary which related to human being is “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances”. According to Australian Psychological Society (2012) “Stress is often described as a feeling of being overloaded, wound-up tight, tense and worried”. “Stress is what you feel when there is any adjustment you have to make in your life.”(Dr. Ellen Domm, 2012). Stress is a normal thing for a human being to experience as we have the mental and emotion ability naturally.
PART A- DEFINING STRESS AND THE EFFECTS OF STRESS What is stress • Stress is defined as a state of psychological and physiological imbalance resulting from the disparity between situational demand and the individual 's ability and motivation to meet those needs. Stress is good when the situation offers an opportunity to a person to gain something. It acts as a motivator for peak performance. Stress is negative when a person faces social, physical, organizational and emotional problems. Aspects that cause exam related stress • High importance of the test • Too many tests on the same day • Trick or surprise questions • History of stress in specific test • Lack of preparation Negative examples of teenagers managing stress • Act violently
STRESS Stress is something a person will experience as he lives his life, whether a person is rich or not, whatever size may he have, a person will always encounter stress, but the people differ with how they will manage the stress that they encounter in their everyday living. And to manage stress, the first thing to do is to know the sources of stress. Some stress is just overreacting, sometimes it is the people themselves who create the stress that they have. Procrastination is one way of giving yourself a stress. With that, a person must understand the true source of stress.
Stress is the psychological either strain or distress resulting from exposure to unusual or demanding situations, known as stressors. Meanwhile, job stress is the response to organizational stressors in the workplace environment that pose as a perceived threat to an individual’s well-being or safety. Individual level factors have also been implicated in stress outcomes, both as contributing factors as well as moderators of stress (Finney, et.al, 2013). Job stress is a common occurrence among various professions worldwide, is regarded as a major occupational health problem for health care professionals especially teacher. Job stress has been reported to affect job performance among teacher as they might become less competitive and low commitment.
Stress: this is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The origin of stress can differ from person to person .the main origins originate from: lack control, uncertainty, frustration, conflict and change A physician and Endocrinologist, Hans Hugo Bruno Selye in his 2nd year of medical school started working on his theory of stress. The iconic theory which is linked to his studies of stress condition is known as The General Adaption syndrome (GAS), which he started in 1936. GAS focuses on how the body responds and adapts to stress through 3 different phases The Alarm Stage In this stage the body recognizes the stressor as a threat and danger, during this process the body
Exercise does not fix unrelated problems, but the benefits go beyond self-control and it can be a great way to work off some steam. Try to work positive thoughts (from the positive thinking example) into your workout for the greatest effect. Relaxation: Our goal when we are feeling stressed is to help the body relax and release tension. This can be done using stretches, yoga, breath work, or any variety of relaxation techniques. Some people like to fill their body up like a balloon and then let the breath and tension out in a big rush.
This type of stress, if experienced for long periods can have a lasting effect on the body and mind to include hypertension, ulcers, depression or anxiety (Wright, 2014). In order to reduce the effects of stress, nurses should contemplate using an array of stress management strategies for the mind and body to include; Getting enough sleep, stress can make it hard to sleep, leading to more stress. It is important to have a solid sleep schedule and stick to it. Reach out and talk to family, friends or colleagues. Share what is going on in your life and get an outside perspective.
Stress is our body 's response towards a pressure or a challenge. Stress goes hand in hand with a busy life, if a person is unable to handle the pressure caused by the increasing competitiveness. Stress is related to time, work and deadlines. In modern busylife, meeting deadlines at work and working under pressure create stress. It leads to irritability and impatience.