Managing Your Stress

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Managing your “S T R E S S”
By: Francis Grail Labagan
In this life, we are being pressured by the bombarding high demands of works and activities as an individual. We are focusing on something that we wanted to get such as promotion, academic excellence, and other achievements. There is high pressure of periods of deadlines and examinations that come at once. Or sometimes there is incompatibility with roommate’s habits, schedule or either our lifestyle. The daily hassles that we are experiencing especially when we are rushing out of time. All that is happening that gives us a condition or a feeling of worry, tense, tired, frightened, depress, anxious and anger is called a stress. What is a stress? Stress is the reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed upon them. It arises when they worry that they can’t cope. Stress is a condition or feeling of experienced when a person perceives that demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize. Stress arises when individuals perceive that they cannot adequately cope with the demands being made on them or with threats to their well-being. Stress is the "wear and tear" our bodies experience as we adjust to our continually changing environment; it has physical and emotional effects on us and can create positive or negative feelings. In short stress occurs when pressure is greater than the resources. “Oh! I am stress again” many times we are saying this to ourselves that again and again we will experience on the coming days but how we are going to alleviate stress? How do we are going to manage stress? Before, I experienced being stress with such many things and I have the feeling of being unhealthy. One time I made a research on how do I manage my stress and now, inspite of many things to do, I felt healthy and not stresss anymore. Let me share something I have learned about this. 1) Have a nutritious meal. Don’t escape breakfast most specially. -Get...
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