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The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger. And the nail on the middle finger of your dominant hand will grow the fastest of all. Why is not entirely known, but nail growth is related to the length of the finger, with the longest fingers growing nails the fastest and shortest the slowest.
Understanding the STRESS and STRESS MANAGEMENT
WRITE / DRAW ONE THING IN YOUR LIFE THAT CAUSES STRESS.
Stress: the effect of physical and psychological demands placed on the body.
Stressor: physical or psychological demands that requires a person to adapt to a situation.
STRESSOR = Anything that causes STRESS.
Increased Heart Rate
Rapid / Shallow Breathing
Raised Body Temperature
Nervous Tics / Habits
Increased use of drugs or alcohol
Loss of Appetite
Acute Stress: temporary bout of stress that causes alertness or alarm, which causes the person to deal directly with a specific event.
Chronic Stress – Unrelieved stress that continues to tax a person’s body to the point of exhaustion.
Eustress: Good / Positive Stress.
Distress: Negative or harmful stress.
Adapt: to change or adjust to accommodate new conditions.
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