Stress
Stress is a feeling that is created when humans react to demanding events that requires a lot of thinking, its your bodies way to prepare yourself for a challenge. Stressers are evenets that cause stress (Projects, family issues, job...)
5 Stressors: 1. Homework/Projects 2. Tests/Grades 3. Performances (in front of audiences) 4. Lack of sleep 5. Before sport games
physical and emotional symptoms: -Anxiety or panic attacks -A feeling of being constantly pressured, hassled, and hurried -Irritability and moodiness -Physical symptoms, such as stomach problems, headaches, or even chest pain -Allergic reactions, such as eczema or asthma problems -sleeping sadness or depression (teen health http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/emotions/stress.html)
5 Coping strategies: 1. Avoid over-scheduling 2. Set realistic goals 3. Get enough sleep 4. Be aware of what you think 5. Solve little problems
Feeling anxious from body changes, friendships, family issues, your future, or your love are situations that you don't have complete control over. But grades, tests, homework, work, lack of sleep, health, and extra-curricular activities are situations that you have control over but some of these habits may be hard to change. (http://www.pamf.org/southasian/healthy/screening/stress.html)
www.youtube.com View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-stress-affects-your-body-sharon-horesh-bergquist Our hard-wired stress response is designed to gives us the q...

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