Stress management is a broad range of methods and psychotherapies focused at manage a person’s stress especially chronic stress of everyday functioning.
Stress is the state at which a person feels overwhelmed and is unable to subsist, as a result of pressures are inconvenient.
Stress is a notion of spiritual and bodily anxiety. Stress is your body is a reaction to a challenge on demand. Stress can be positive, hey such as when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline. A lot of people’s words are kind of turned upside down.
People’s schedule has changed, their day to day routines have changed. Mild amounts of psychological or mental stress actually improve performance but only up to a point further increases In stress prove detrimental not only in immediate short term performance but chronic stress can lead to a variety of physical and mental health issues as well ever since diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease as a freshman in college.
Stress mitigation measures are much more serious as many autoimmune Conditions including Cohn’s disease are exacerbated by unmanaged stress. These are the lessons I have learned over the years while stress can be varied including physical stressors like intense training or endless we will be focusing on mental stressors that students face and day to day life.
1. Academic stress:
Academics stress is likely what you are most familiar with this Includes the need to learn and memorize large quantities of information meet deadlines with projects or assignments and of course stress on upcoming exams and maintaining good grades.
2. Social stress:
Social stress includes peer pressure the stress of new relationships whether platonic or romantic balancing your academics with the social life and adjusting to your new environment.
3. Stress of daily life:
It includes other factor like financial burden your daily commute or balancing apart time job.
I don’t believe there is a single best way to manage stress in all situations there are few foundations to focus on and then a few targeted techniques depending on the specifics of the stressors let’s start with the foundation on a foundation level you want to begin by focusing on an organization if you are enrolled in for classes each of which has various assignments and test dates it can quickly become overwhelming by simply taking the time to:
- Get organised:
You can put your class times in your calendar counting exam times and tasks. It will much decrease the sense of fear disorder and unpredictability you feel when talking to our academics organization change to other aspects of your life.
- Time management:
Time management rather than approaching each day as a blank slate and then doing what you feel like when you feel like try time locking during those hours when you know you will be a more focused and more productive plan on setting aside a few hours for more intense and focused work or studying during the hours when you know focusing will be difficult block out time to get a workout in or do laundry grab groceries staying organized in this way will also warn off.
One of the frequent and subtle strains between students and their demise the issues of balancing social strain with academics strain.
If you know when to study and when to hang out with friends you won’t have to make the decision each time a social opportunity presents itself in college. Don’t be afraid to experiment and try a new schedule out for a few days to see how it feels transitioning Night out the too early bird is common as one age as a foundation level you should also know that exercise is a phenomenal way to off-stream rather than bottling it up inside you.
It is also a subtle factor that can inflame stress, keep going healthy social assist and relations with friends are helping you never exaggerate it and disrepair other academic and personal responsibilities as for the targeted strategies.
Two things are very helpful and useless for everyone to deal with stress and cope up with it in a better manner:
- Slow deep breathing:
The deep breathing has to activate the parasympathetic nervous system which is responsible for rest and digest functions counteract The overactive sympathetic nowhere system responsible for the fight-or-flight response That gets activated in stressful situations.
- Mindful observation:
Constantly fearful of the next bout of pain but a supplemental Jeff made completely manageable rather than rejecting the pain and wanting to run away and avoid it I know test where it occurred how it feels and what made it better or worse rather than approaching it with fear I approached it with curiosity by accepting that pain.
Watching it the emotional stress vanished it still wasn’t pleasant but my stress during the paint decreased and the distance between bouts of pain hard disappeared you can use the same technique of mindful observation any other time you feel overwhelmed the next time you feel stressed observe the body response.
- Self talk:
It is very essential when approached by a stressful set that dialogue occurs in your head when it came to taking a test. One could feel that the pressure was on silence across the room other than the shuffle of papers no I contact on the interaction between students the environment just felt the higher intensity and in the body responded accordingly that mild psychological sympathetic response. It was 2 things either fear or excitement.
Some stress relief tips:
Whenever you are busy at work like cleaning, talking on phone, washing clothes enjoy the work by making it fun.
It helps reduce anxiety and relieve stress by stimulating your organs and decreasing your stress response.
- Connect with others :
Spend time with friends or even animals.
Smile is associated with joy and pleasure and it gives you a lot of good vibes and makes you happy.
- Take it outside:
Bing in nature increase energy levels reduces depression and boosts well-being.
It reduces stress while improving sleep and cognitive function.