We all need some level of stress in our lives to keep us moving

It is when we have excess or prolonged stress or pressure that problems may begin

Everyone deals with external stressors in different ways

Physical Signs of Stress

Adrenaline produced
Blood Pressure increases
Faster breathing
Muscle tension
Heart Rate increase
Blood sugars increase
Increased perspiration

Relieving Stress

•Distraction-Music, Hobbies

•Regular Exercise

•Talking to someone

•Decrease Caffeine

•Stop Smoking

•Time Management/Don’t over-commit

•Positive Thinking/Realistic Expectations

•Formal Relaxation