Stress and its Effects

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Attention getter: : Are any of you feeling stressed today?

Thesis statement: In order to manage stress, we would first need to know what could cause it and the psychical and mental signs.

General preview: To inform my audience of the signs of stress and how to manage it.

Preview: Just about everyone has been stressed at some point in their life to manage it first, we need to know what types of things can cause it, second, the psychical and mental signs of stress, third, exercises that reduce stress, and finally, scheduling and planning.

First main point: Everyday things in our lives have the potential to cause stress on our lives such as. Sub point: Family is also something that can cause stress being that you are trying to work out things at home and or school when you cannot be in two places at the same time. Sub point: If you have a lot of homework and have a job, it can be hard not to feel stressed. Sub point: finding parking spots in the parking lot of Valencia Community College Sub point: trying to get to school on time and all the traffic on colonial and construction work. Sub point: waiting to the last minute to complete an assignment. In addition, if you are in a relationship with your girlfriend /boyfriend it can cause you to stress.

Second min point: The different ways you can manage your stress. Sub point: Eat a healthy diet keeps your energy up by eating a well-balanced diet rich fruits, vegetables, whole grain and dairy products. NO JUNK FOOD. Sub point: Laugh, listen to music maybe your favorite Cd or Ipod mix can do wonders for your mood. Sub point: chewing gum induces habits, like nail biting and smoking. Sub point: Accept and adapt. Flexible people that are able to change, and adapt to fit new circumstances are able to handle stress much better than people with rigid mindsets are. Fourth main point: Inadequate planning or...
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