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  • Take Your Stress Test Smartly!

    Take Your Stress Test Smartly!

    Stress is actually a normal part of life. At times, it serves a useful purpose. Stress can motivate you to get that promotion at work, or run the last mile of a marathon. But if you do not get a handle on your stress and it becomes long-term, it can seriously interfere with your job, family life, and health.

    Stress is what you experience when you feel overwhelmed by things happening in your life. As a result, you feel powerful emotions that you may find difficult to manage.

     

    1. Stress is a normal physical response to events that make a person?

    A. Feel upset in some way
    B. Feel good in some way
    C. Feel happy
    D. Feel excited

    People are stressed out everywhere you look these days. Many reach a breaking point and sink into depression – a mental health issue which now everyone is experiencing and now it’s so common today. Stress is a normal physical response to events that happen suddenly that make a person feel upset in some way.

    Correct – A

    2. The stress response can save your life by giving us _______ to defend ourselves.

    A. Fear
    B. Weakness
    C. Extra Strength
    D. Challenges

    Sometimes stress can give us an extra strength to challenge our life and defend ourselves and save our lives. This is so sudden that even you can’t think about what to do next and being in a stress you just did what you feel right at that moment. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to help people get through situations like exams or work deadlines. Stress is not your fear and weakness, it’s a challenge and you can deal it with easily or using some clinical guidance.

    Correct – D

    3. Stress stops helping beyond a certain point and starts?

    A. Causing one to mature
    B. Causing major changes
    C. Causing major damage to one’s health
    D. None of these

    How you view the world or a particular situation can determine whether it causes stress. Any major life change can be stressful, Even a happy event like a wedding or a job promotion. Stress stops helping beyond a certain point and starts causing major changes in our life. More unpleasant events, such as a divorce, major financial setback, or death in the family can be significant sources of stress.

    Correct – B

    4. Chronic stress leads to which problem?

    A. Serious health related problems
    B. A healthy life
    C. A happy life
    D. All of these

    Stress is often described as a feeling of being overwhelmed, worried or run-down. Stress can affect people of all ages, genders, and circumstances and can lead to both physical and psychological health issues. By definition, stress is any uncomfortable emotional experience accompanied by predictable biochemical, physiological and behavioral changes. Chronic stress leads to serious health problems. It is responsible for emotional pressure suffered for a long period of time which an individual people have little or no control.

    Correct – A

    5. It is very important for every individual to know their own?

    A. Emotional Intelligence
    B. Limits of handling
    C. Outlook in life
    D. None of these

    Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It is generally said to include three skills: emotional awareness; the ability to harness emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and the ability to manage emotions, which includes regulating your own emotions and cheering up or calming down other people.

    Correct – A

    6. The Ability to undertake stress depends on?

    A. General outlook’s on life’s quantity of relationship, emotional intelligence, and genetics.
    B. Health
    C. Intelligence
    D. All of these

    Moderate stress can improve your ability to perform well. That means the ability to undertake stress depends on the general outlook on life’s quality of relationships, emotional intelligence, and genetics.

    Correct – A

    7. The situation that causes stress is known as?

    A. Obesity
    B. Stressors
    C. Stress response
    D. None of these

    Most people identify the stress in their lives as something outside of themselves that they have no control over. Things that cause stress are “stressors,” and stress is your personal reaction to those stressors. That’s why what stresses some people out is a piece of cake for others! So the situation that causes stress is called stressors.

    Correct – A

    8. Positive Stressors include events such as?

    A. Major life change
    B. Everywhere on getting problem
    C. Financial problem
    D. Health problem

    A positive stressor motivates you to deal with a challenge or accomplish a task. It helps you face what you have to face or fix what you have to fix. In the end, positive stressor can lead you to feelings of satisfaction and accomplishment. It also includes major life change. It’s impossible to avoid all stressors – sometimes you don’t even know what they are until they hit you in the face – but you CAN affect your reaction to stressors. I’m not talking about “taking a step back” or “pausing to breathe.” Both are good advice, but easier said than done in the heat of the moment!

    Correct – A

    9. One should always keep in mind that if a person is undergoing stress affecting one’s health then?

    A. Stay at home
    B. Should consult a doctor
    C. Eat fruits
    D. Watch TV

    People are very conscious about their health and when it comes to stress they just forget about their health and they even didn’t know that they’re in stress. They just talk about it make others stressed too. So that means when a person is undergoing stress affecting one’s health then he/she should need to consult a doctor until it’s too late to go for a help.

    Correct – B

    10. The stress of the body’s reaction to danger as human as?

    A. Imaginary
    B. Energy
    C. Stress response
    D. None of these

    The fight response prepares the body for fast-paced action. Frequent or chronic activation of the fight response, particularly in situations in which neither outcome is practical, can lead to digestive problems, increased risk of heart disease and the other known effects of chronic stress. Fear is the emotion you experience when you are actually in a dangerous situation. Anxiety is what you experience leading up to a dangerous, stressful, or threatening situation. You may also experience anxiety when you think about something stressful or dangerous that could happen to you. Stress’s response is sometimes very strong and sometimes it’s too weak to handle it that’s when you need help exactly.

    Correct – C

     

    What is Stress?

    Stress is what you experience when you believe you cannot deal effectively with a threatening situation. If you see an event or situation as only little challenging, you probably feel only a little stress; however, if you recognize a situation or event as threatening or overwhelming, you probably feel a lot of stress.

    Stress is your body’s way for reacting to any sort of interest. It can be caused by both great and awful experiences. At the point when people feel worried by something going ahead around them, their bodies respond by discharging chemicals into the blood. These chemicals give people more energy and strength, which can be something worth being thankful for if their anxiety is caused by physical danger. But this can also be a bad thing, if their stress is in response to something emotional and there is no outlet for this extra energy and strength.

    So, having to wait for a bus when you have all the time in the world triggers little stress. Waiting for that same bus when you are late for a plane that will take off without you triggers much more stress.

    This difference between the demands of the situation and your approach of how well you can deal with that situation is what determines how much stress you feel.

    You may feel strong emotions for lots of reasons. You may be angry about something. You may be nervous about an interview or speaking in public. You may be afraid of being hurt by someone or of failing in something, you really want to do. You can be excited about something and still feel stressed. You may feel that you just have too much to do. Also, it does not matter how old you are either, stress affects everyone.

    Sources of Stress

    We can experience stress form four basic sources:

    Social Stress – Social stress is stress that results from relationships with others. When people experience too much social stress, they might feel symptoms such as headaches, rapid heart rate, and dizziness, a tight feeling in the lungs, depression, and severe anxiety. For many, it is stress that seems to never be relieved, and the symptoms just seem to become a part of life.

    Environmental Stress – Stressors that are found in our surroundings are called environmental stressors. Everyday life is full of environmental stressors that cause minor irritations. If you use an alarm clock to wake up, the loud noise from your alarm is an environmental stressor. Extreme temperatures are also environmental stressors and can lead to discomfort. Other common environmental stressors include:

    • Noise
    • Crowding
    • Air quality
    • Colors
    • Tornadoes and other natural disasters
    • War and other manmade disasters
    • Light
    • Insects

     

    Health Worries – The stress caused by health worries would itself be able to prompt issues and the body’s response to push, General Adaptation Syndrome, can have physical impacts as we drain our energy and strength stores to adapt to an unpleasant circumstance.

    Fear and uncertainty – When you regularly hear about the threat of terrorist attacks, global warming, and toxic chemicals on the news, it can cause you to feel stressed, especially because you feel like you have no control over those events. And even though disasters are typically very rare events. Fears can also hit closer to home, such as being worried that, you won’t finish a project at work or won’t have enough money to pay your bills this month.

    Types of Stressors

    Short-term stressors are those that cause stress but will eventually be solved. We will not have to deal with these exact stressors for the rest of our lives, especially if we can learn to deal with them effectively.

    Acute Stressors

    A car running out of gas or missing work due to a cold are examples of acute stressors. Acute stressors can happen quite frequently, but it is important to keep in mind that they will come to an end.

    Personal & Non-Personal Stressors

    Personal or non-personal stressors simply cannot be controlled. Being stuck in traffic or rain on your wedding day cannot be helped. Harboring frustration and grudges over things that are out of your control is not in the best interest of your health. There is no need to expend energy and emotion, especially when it will not change the situation!

    Trigger Stressors

    Trigger stressors are reminders of past stress that is now producing a renewed stress response. An example of a trigger stressor would be if you got in a traumatic car accident. Passing the street where the scene occurred or seeing damaged cars may bring back this stress.

     

    Thought Stopping Techniques

    You recognize that there’s nothing you can do about your worry and that your worrying is only making things worse. You would be better off if you could somehow stop thinking about this. But how?

    That is where a technique called thought stopping can be useful. It is an effective way of keeping repetitive worries and upsets temporarily out of your mind, and it is also effective in weakening those thoughts, making it less likely that they will return.

    Concentrating on two things at the same time is hard. So if your mind is flooded with distressing thoughts, change course. Find something else, a “wanted” thought you actually enjoy thinking about.

    Write down your unwanted thoughts – On a piece of paper, write down three or four thoughts that repeatedly trigger distress. It could be an upsetting memory (your embarrassment when you said something dumb at a meeting), a future fear (an upcoming dental visit), or an imagined anxiety (a plane crash).

    Think of some pleasant replacement thoughts – Write down three or four pleasant, happy thoughts you may have, such as taking a great vacation, achieving a long-term goal, skiing down a mountain, shopping — any pleasant experience, past or future. Keep these pleasant thoughts in your memory so you can easily bring them into consciousness.

    Focus on an unwanted thought – Find a place where you will be undisturbed for about 20 minutes. Sitting or lying comfortably, take some deep breaths and relax your body as much as you can. Close your eyes and select one of your unwanted thoughts. (Do not choose your most distressing thought at the beginning. You will get to the tougher ones later.)

    Get into your distressing thought using all your senses — what it looks like, feels like, and so on. Hold onto that unwanted thought for a bit.

    Yell stop! – Yell out the word “stop.” At the same time, picture a red-and-white hexagonal stop sign — you know, the kind you see on the street corner. Make your sign large and vivid.

    Do you need help in controlling the stress in your life? Because there are many consequences to deal with the stress but the appropriate is better, allow me to help you

    Contact Medvesta Hypnosis Healthcare

     

     

     

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