Grade 12 2012. LO1: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Session ONE AS 1 Apply a range of life skills, evaluate own ability to prevent and manage stress, and adapt to change as part of an ongoing healthy lifestyle change. Session TWO
LO1: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
AS 1 Apply a range of life skills, evaluate own ability to prevent and manage stress, and adapt to change as part of an ongoing healthy lifestyle change.
AS 2 Investigate the human and environmental factors that cause ill health, accidents, crises and disasters, and explore appropriate ways to deal with them.
3. Healthy lifestyle
The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you.
The “stress response” helps you stay:
The “stress response” gives you extra: Strength to defend yourself;
Courage to face your stress
But beyond a certain point, stress stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health, your mood, your productivity, your relationships, and your quality of life.
Stress can be
toxic to your
Stress affects the mind, body, and behavior in many ways, and everyone experiences stress differently.
Are you experiencing
the signs of stress?
Feeling angry, irritable or easily frustrated
Change in eating habits
Feeling nervous or anxious
Problems with memory
Feeling burned out from work
Feeling that you can’t overcome difficulties in your life
Having trouble functioning in your job or personal life
Do activity in notes
Situations and pressures that cause stress are known as stressors.
First of all, it should be noted that chronic lack of sleep increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. This contributes to the cortisone, which is a stress hormone that regulates glucose in the blood. The prolonged lack of sleep (insomnia) makes your body to constantly inject cortisone in the blood. The cortisone in turn increases blood glucose. This obliges the body to express and inject in the blood more and more insulin in an attempt to reduce blood glucose.
So changes are inevitable in Grade 12 and onwards. We need to make