Stress Management: Understanding Stress and Perception

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What is the definition of stress according to Mr. Lemonds?

Mental or emotional strain experienced due to demanding circumstances

What are stressors?

Life situations and environmental factors that cause stress

Which of the following is not listed as a potential stressor for teens?

Career advancement

What are the 3 stages of the body's response to stress?

Alarm (fight or flight), resistance, exhaustion

What can be considered a stressor for teens based on the given text?

Personal appearance

What does the main idea indicate about stressors?

They activate the nervous system and specific hormones

What is the goal of the 'Stimulating Breath' exercise?

To increase energy and alertness

Which physical response is associated with the rise in blood pressure during the fight/flight/freeze response?

High blood pressure

What does the 'Relaxing Breath' exercise aim to achieve?

Relax the mind and body

What is the purpose of identifying the source of stress as mentioned in the text?

To isolate what is stressing you out

Why is it mentioned to focus on the present moment as a stress management technique?

To relieve stress from the past and future

Which biblical reference is associated with breathing?

Genesis 2:7

What is the primary reason for perspiring/sweating during stress?

To cool the body down

What is the significance of heightened senses during a stressful situation?

All senses become more acute to react properly

'Cyclic Sighing' breathing practice has been scientifically proven to do what?

Reduce stress and induce a state of calm relaxation

What is the main goal of 'Counting Breath' exercise?

Relaxation

Why is it important to do a mental check-up in managing stress?

General health including sleep and eating are crucial for stress management.

What does 'Bodily Prioritizing' refer to during a stressful situation?

Giving priority to bodily functions necessary for survival.

What is the primary purpose of the 'Stimulating Breath' exercise?

To increase energy and alertness

Why is it important to identify the source of stress, as mentioned in the text?

To isolate and solve the problem

Which biblical reference is associated with breathing?

Psalm 144:4

What does 'Bodily Prioritizing' refer to during a stressful situation?

Urinating and defecating

What are the potential benefits of deep breathing, as mentioned in the text?

Relaxing the mind/body and improving digestion

What is the primary reason for perspiring/sweating during stress?

To cool the body down

'Cyclic Sighing' breathing practice has been scientifically proven to do what?

Reduce stress and induce calm relaxation

What does 'Relaxing Breath' exercise aim to achieve?

'Inhale to the count of 4, hold for 7, exhale to count of 8'

'Counting Breath' exercise involves doing what?

Counting to 5 with each inhale and exhale

Why is it mentioned to focus on the present moment as a stress management technique?

To provide relief from past/future stressors

What are some practical ways to manage stress as mentioned in the text?

Do a mental check-up and focus on immediate issues

What is stress?

Mental or emotional strain due to challenging circumstances

What is a stressor?

Anything that causes stress

Which of the following is NOT listed as a potential stressor for teens?

High academic achievements

What stage does the body go through during the fight or flight response to stress?

Alarm phase

What are some stressors for teens according to the given text?

Problems with friends, bullying, and family problems

What does the main idea indicate about stressors?

Stressors activate the nervous system and specific hormones

What is the body's response to stress in three stages called?

General adaptation syndrome

What is the purpose of identifying the source of stress?

To develop effective strategies for managing the stressor

'Relaxing Breath' exercise aims to achieve what?

'Relaxing Breath' aims to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation

'Counting Breath' exercise primarily aims to achieve what?

'Counting Breath' aims to slow down breathing and increase mindfulness

Why is it important to do a mental check-up in managing stress?

To gauge how well the body copes with stressors

Why is it mentioned to focus on the present moment as a stress management technique?

To promote mindfulness and reduce anxiety related to future uncertainties

What is stress?

Mental or emotional strain placed on a person as a result of adverse circumstances

What are stressors for teens, according to the given text?

Problems with friends, bullying, and family problems

Why is it important to identify the source of stress, as mentioned in the text?

To understand the root cause and find solutions

What stage does the body go through during the fight or flight response to stress?

Alarm stage

What does 'Bodily Prioritizing' refer to during a stressful situation?

Body's natural response to prioritize functions essential for survival

'Cyclic Sighing' breathing practice has been scientifically proven to do what?

Improve respiratory function and reduce stress

What does the main idea indicate about stressors?

They activate the nervous system and specific hormones

What is the purpose of identifying the source of stress as mentioned in the text?

To find effective solutions and manage stress more efficiently

What can be considered a stressor for teens based on the given text?

Problems with friends, bullying, and peer pressure

Why is it mentioned to focus on the present moment as a stress management technique?

To improve mindfulness and reduce anxiety

What are some potential benefits of deep breathing, as mentioned in the text?

It improves respiratory function and reduces stress

What is the primary purpose of the 'Stimulating Breath' exercise?

To increase energy and alertness

What stage does the body go through during the fight or flight response to stress?

Alarm stage

What does 'Relaxing Breath' exercise aim to achieve?

Relaxation of mind/body

'Cyclic Sighing' breathing practice has been scientifically proven to do what?

Reduce stress and induce a state of calm relaxation

What does 'Bodily Prioritizing' refer to during a stressful situation?

Urinating and defecating

'Counting Breath' exercise primarily aims to achieve what?

Relaxation

What is the significance of heightened senses during a stressful situation?

Reacting properly to a situation

'Counting Breath' exercise involves doing what?

Inhaling to the count of 4, holding for the count of 7, and exhaling to the count of 8

Why is it important to identify the source of stress?

To isolate what is stressing you out.

Which biblical reference is associated with breathing?

Psalm 144:4

What are some practical ways to manage stress as mentioned in the text?

Massage and music

What are some stressors for teens according to the given text?

Sensitivity to sound, smell, touch, or light

Explore the concept of stress and how perception plays a vital role in experiencing positive or negative stress. Learn about stressors for teens and the various life situations that can lead to stress.

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