Stress Management

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In today’s society, with the economy in such disarray and other numerous obstacles that we face, the amount of pressure becomes too great, that stress eventually exceeds our ability to cope and reason with it in a clear and positive way. Too often people see themselves as being stressed, at the end of their rope, or just simply not in control of what is occurring in their life. At this point, it is imperative to seek out positive and productive contrivance to manage stress and, more importantly, to confront the person or situation that is causing the stress. By seeking the positivity of a situation a person can gain comfort from the situation. There are two types of stress, there’s physical stress and emotional stress. Physical stress is a type that you can handle with your body. Psychological stress is the type of stress that is happening in a person’s conscious mind. Most people with depression are experiencing psychological stress. One of the causes of depression is stress. In today’s society, depression is common in teens. Stress can cause serious health problems like increase in blood pressure. It can also increase the chance of heart attack and other major health complication. In certain situation, stress can be triggered in so many ways possible. Today in an average teenagers life stress can be triggered by peers and education. Teenage life is a very stressful environment, having to go through peer pressure and trying to balance studies with social life. With today’s economy stress within an adult’s life can be triggered within the work environment and trying to get through life itself. Stress is a physical reaction to a negative situation, this type of reaction can cause a person to feel threatened or frustrat... ... middle of paper ... ... Work Cited "Understanding Depression: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Help." Helpguide.org: Understand, Prevent and Resolve Life's Challenges. July 2009. Web. 14 June 2010. . "Stress." KidsHealth - the Web's Most Visited Site about Children's Health. July 2007. Web. 14 June 2010. . "Understanding Stress: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Effects." Helpguide.org: Understand, Prevent and Resolve Life's Challenges. July 2009. Web. 14 June 2010. . Curtis, Jeannette. "Stress Management - Ways to Avoid Stress - Health.com." Health.com: Health News, Wellness, and Medical Information. 22 Apr. 2009. Web. 14 June 2010. .

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