Stress. Distress vs. Eustress. What is Stress?. Your body’s physical response to changes that go on around you. . The 2 Types of Stress. Distress Stress that is negative and can cause illnesses Causes feelings such as anxiety, fear, sadness, depression. Examples of Distress:.
Distress vs. Eustress
Stress that is negative and can cause illnesses
Causes feelings such as anxiety, fear, sadness, depression.
Positive stress, stress that can help you reach your peak potential.
Causes feelings such as excitement, joy, happiness
Anything that causes stress.
Stressors can be negative or positive.
A way that people mentally deal with stress.
When people make excuses or blame others instead of admitting they are just stressed out about a situation.
The way your body physically deals with stress.
Steps in the fight-or-flight response…..
A stressor needs to occur.
The stressor stimulates the body to release a hormone called adrenaline.
Adrenaline helps in 4 ways:
The body releases glycogen, the body’s form of stored sugar.
Glycogen gives the body a back-up supply of energy.
muscles and brain increase
Immune and digestive system slow down because less blood is sent to these parts of the body.