Stress. Perception. How you think about a challenge determines whether you will experience positive or negative stress . Perception is the act of becoming aware through the senses How much the stress of an event in your life affects you depends in part on your perception of it .
How you think about a challenge determines whether you will experience positive or negative stress.
Stress can have both positive and negative effects.
Stressors activate the body’s nervous system and specific hormones.
Initial Fight or Flight Response
Resistance - The body adapts to the stressor and can perform at a higher level for a brief period of time. (2-3 days max)
Fatigue – Usually occurs in 2-3 days of constant stress
1. Relax & Pray
2. Redirect It
3. Seek support
4. Get sleep
5. Get regular physical activity