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Managing Stress

Managing Stress. by Ali Hamlin. What will we talk about?. • What is stress?. • Academic stress. • Everyday stress. • Relaxation techniques. What is stress?. • A natural body response. • Results from feeling pressured, overwhelmed. • Affects body and mind.

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Managing Stress

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  1. Managing Stress by Ali Hamlin

  2. What will we talk about? • What is stress? • Academic stress • Everyday stress • Relaxation techniques

  3. What is stress? • A natural body response. • Results from feeling pressured, overwhelmed. • Affects body and mind. • Can negatively impact health over time.

  4. Not all stress is bad!

  5. Are you stressed? How are you feeling? depressed easily irritated can’t eat/sleep nauseous tired dizzy moody pulling away from friends and family eating/sleeping too much getting sick often can’t sit still

  6. What is making you stressed? • Are you avoiding certain things? • Are you thinking only about one thing? • How do you spend most of your time? Family Academic Social Financial

  7. Managing stress Attitude is everything!

  8. Managing Stress Academic stress • Go to class • Make a plan • Use effective study methods • Math and Writing Center • Time management

  9. Making a Plan https://www.examtime.com/study-planner/

  10. Planning Worksheet Freshman English 2 Term Paper 5/2 • Look for summer internships 5/14 Final Exam • Submit scholarship application Calculus 2

  11. Term Paper: Steps 1+2 Start midterm review Term Paper: Step 3 Term Paper: Draft Writing Center Appt. Calculus 2 Midterm Writing Center Appt. Writing Center Appt. Term Paper Due Calculus 2 Final Exam

  12. Effective Studying Find what works for you! • Organize ideas, write outlines • Work together • Study for short amounts of time • Review as you learn • Say things out loud

  13. Effective Studying Quizlet http://quizlet.com

  14. Time Management Rescue Time https://www.rescuetime.com

  15. Time Management Stay Focusd https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/stayfocusd/laankejkbhbdhmipfmgcngdelahlfoji?hl=en

  16. Math and Writing Center

  17. Managing Stress General stress Take breaks Healthy eating Exercise

  18. Take Breaks Take time to do what you love!

  19. Exercise

  20. Healthy Eating

  21. Healthy Eating Think again next time you are tired!

  22. Helping others with stress • Be patient Help!!! • Listen • Be supportive • Don’t judge

  23. Relaxation Techniques Yoga in Yerevan • Shoonch Yoga • Himalayan Yoga Center First class is free! http://www.shoonch.com http://www.yogayerevan.com

  24. Relaxation Techniques Or yoga at home! Lots of YouTube videos!

  25. Relaxation Techniques • Playdough • Breathing • Visualization • Body Scan Meditation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obYJRmgrqOU

  26. Points to Take Home • Stress is natural. • Why are you stressed? • Attitude is everything! • Find what works for you. • Be supportive of others with stress.

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