CHAPTER 6 : STRESS
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1 Introduction of stress
We generally used the word stress when we feel that
everything seems to have become too much. Some
stress gets you going and they are good for you.
And, without any stress at all many say our lives
would be boring and would probably feel pointless.
Definition of stress
The word “stress” is used by different people to mean different things.
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines stress as tension, pressure or
worry resulting from problems in one’s life. Tim Rogers also defines stress as
the feeling of not being able to cope with problems or potential in one’s life.
Stress is a feeling that people have when they are struggling to cope with
challenges related to;
Moreover, stress is felt when an individual perceives a real or imagined
challenge. People often use the word stress interchangeably with anxiety,
feeling anxious, fearful, nervous, overwhelmed, panic or stressed-out.
Factors of stress
Stressors are also known as things which happen to you
and which reinforce your feeling of beingunable to cop.
Routine and Work causes
Routine and Daily causes :
➢ There are people in all of our lives that cause us stress. It could be a family member, an
intimate partner, friend, or coworker.
➢ Stressor that are found in our surroundings are called environmental stressors. Everyday
life is full of environmental stressors that cause minor irritations.
➢ Working or school environment can contribute to stress. People always stress when their
working or school environment is not good and poor.
➢ Emotional conflict can contribute to stress. Inner emotional concflicts can result in physical
discomfort or pain, often in the form of tension headaches, which can be episodic or chronic,
and may last from a few minutes or hours, to days and associated pain being mild,
moderate, or severe.
Routine and Daily causes :
➢ Being too busy to spend time with Work/School
each other and share responsibilities
➢ Financial problem ➢ Upcoming tests/deadline
➢ Not communicating ➢ Too much homework/task
➢ Divorce ➢ Poor sleep schedule
➢ Noise ➢ Depression
➢ Tornadoes and other natural ➢ Anxiety
➢ Low Self-esteem
• Job demand
➢ Job demands are all physical, psychological, social or organizational aspects
of a job that require continuous physical and/or psychological. Job demands
have been identified as one of the most common sources of work-related
• Relationship with supervisor
➢ Toxic bosses are, unsurprisingly, the top cause of unhappiness in the
workplace. Half of employee have left their jobs to get away from a bad
manager. Having a bad boss can make your work life a misery, but it can
also make you sick, both physically and mentally.
■ Job demand
➢ Long work hours and demanding work shifts
➢ High time pressure
■ Relationship with supervisor
➢ Lack of trust
➢ Lack of support
➢ No reward or recognition
HOW TO MANAGE STRESS 3
These days it’s hard not to get overwhelmed
once in a while. Between juggling work,
family, and other commitments, you can
become too stressed out and busy.
• Working out regularly is one of the best ways to relax your body and
mind. Plus, exercise will improve your mood. But you have to do it
often for it to pay off. So how much should you exercise every week?
Work up to 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderately intense exercise
like brisk walks or 75 minutes of a more vigorous exercise like
swimming laps, jogging or other sports.
RELAX YOUR MUSCLE
• When you’re stressed, your muscles get tense. You can help loosen
them up on your own and refresh your body by:
➢ Enjoying a massage
➢ Taking a hot bath or shower
➢ Getting a good night’s sleep
• EAT WELL
Eating a regular, well-balanced-diet will help you feel better in
general. It may also help control your moods. Your meals should
be full of vegetables, fruit, whole grain, and lean protein for
energy. And don’t skip any. It’s not good for you and can put you
in a bad mood, which can actually increase your stress.
• MAKE TIME FOR HOBBIES
You need to set aside time for things you enjoy. Try to do
something every day that makes you feel good, and it will help
relieve your stress. It doesn’t have to be a ton of time -- even 15 to
20 minutes will do. (will be explained in the video)
THANK YOU ! ☺