|Statement||(written by Penny Cloutte and edited by Janet Gorman).|
|Series||Mental health promotion series|
|Contributions||Gorman, Janet., MIND.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||11|
The main objectives are to ascertain the extent to which stress affects students' academic success and health and to suggest some techniques and pratices to cope with stress for students. Stress Reduction Activities for Students Introduction Stress is a natural part of every young person’s life. Stress is any change, internal or external, positive or negative, to which a young person must adapt; simply, “stress is anything that causes physical and/or mental wear and tear on the body and mind”. FOR TEENS. Stress - A great book for explaining what stress is, the difference between good stress and bad stress, and symptoms you may get when you are stressed, plus ideas for what to do.. Anxiety Sucks - Written by a therapist who has first hand experience with anxiety, this book has quickly become one of the ones I recommend to my teen clients with anxiety. Any type of mental pressure can bring on stress. It is not a sign of weakness and things don’t have to be extremely bad in your life, it is simply a result of any type of mental strain that you are unable to cope with. Everyday issues that many of us will experience can result in stress.
“Teachers push students to excel academically, especially if the student has some ability. The teachers pour on the pressure to succeed.” —April, United States. “Even if you have worthwhile goals for your life, some teachers make you feel like dirt if you don’t pursue the academic goals that they think you should.” —Naomi, United. Stress is a reaction to a situation where a person feels threatened or anxious. Stress can be positive (e.g. preparing for a wedding) or negative (e.g. dealing with a natural disaster). Learning healthy ways to cope and getting the right care and support can help reduce stressful feelings and symptoms. It occurs when the demands on us exceed our ability to cope. Stress can be caused by many things – the most obvious for university students are examinations and assignment deadlines, work, problems with friendships and relationships, financial problems, perfectionism and balancing studying and life. Read about how to cope with the stress of exams. More information. For more tips on beating stress, check out these 10 stress busters. Find out more about anxiety, fear and panic. The free mental wellbeing audio guides may help you when your mood is low or you're facing an anxious time in your life. When to get help for stress.
Good Ways to Cope With Stress There are good ways to cope with stress. Some can be done right away and others take more time. Here are some things you can do to cope with stress in a healthy way: • Exercise releases tension from the body. • Having a support system of . Managing stress can lead to a clearer mind, better productivity, and a happier mood. This is why a stress management program is needed for students. Did you know that being stressed can make you sick? If you learn to cope with stress better, you can create pathways to release it and avoid stress-related : 60K. Stress is the way your mind and body respond to demands from the surrounding environment. Sources for stress may be varied: financial issues, troubles with friends or families, or issues at work. In the case of college students, stress may be caused by the need to excel on a test or to finish a large amount of work by a deadline. Social stress puts serious peer pressure on students. Dealing with new relationships, balancing academic life with social life, living with or without family members, adjusting to the new.