Without the stress of deadlines, most of us also wouldn't be able to finish projects or get to work on time. If stress is so normal, why do I feel so bad? With all the things that happen on a daily basis in our lives, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Things that you can't control are often the most frustrating. You can also feel bad when you put pressure on yourself -- like to getting good grades or to get promoted at work.
Life is full of challenges, and a life without it is not only impossible but is also undesirable. Stress is something that can't be avoided and it isn't possible to eliminate it from our lives. There are a lot of everyday factors that contribute to our stress level such as paying bills and running errands. There are also many bigger pressures in life that people don't necessarily deal with on daily basis, for example; divorce, death of a loved one, getting fired etc. People can create their stress by putting things off to the very last minute.
Acute stress is your body's reaction to a new challenge, event, or demand. Episodic stress affects those who suffer from acute stress frequently, usually people that suffer from this tend to be very disorganized. Whereas, chronic stress wears you down. People who suffer from this are usually depressed”(Different kinds of stress). Not to mention, all this stress affects our body’s physically although you may not notice at first but common symptoms such as “headaches ,fatigue, chest pain, and upset stomach are effects of stress and in the long run it can lead to serious health issues like high blood pressure”("Stress management.").
Long – term stress can even require the brain, leaving you more vulnerable to anxiety, and depression; it can be a main cause of moodiness and frustration. Many of us are aware of the physical symptoms of stress-muscle pain, rapid breathing or an increased pulse. At the same time, they also suffer from emotional of stress which can be like roller coaster of highs or lows. emotional effects rang from emotional overeating to a feeling of being overwhelmed and pressure. stress impact many other components, which leads to difficulties in making decisions, loss sense humor, poorer concentration, negative thinking.
Whether they choose to confront the problem or run away from it, depends greatly on their personality type. Someone who is a perfectionist and has high expectations for themselves and others has a higher risk of becoming stressed than someone who is laid back. People with perfectionist personalities are rushed, ambitious, time-conscious and driven (DiscoveryHealth.com writers). Being such causes them to overreact and focus too much on the problem. People who are more laid back, however, usually ... ... middle of paper ... ... Works Cited Balla, Susan MA.
In today’s society, life is fraught of troubles, deadlines, frustrations and demands. In the lives of many people, stress is so prevalent that it has become a way of life. According to many doctors and researchers stress refers to the response people have when facing circumstances that force them to act, change, or adjust in some way to maintain their footing, or to keep things balanced. Today, there are many important contributors to stress (called stressors) and the effects they cause to the human body and mind. Physical, cognitive and behavioral problems are some of the effects that stressors can contribute to the human body and mind.
People are always at risk when it comes to stress because it is something they deal with on daily basis. Stress can be defined as a psychological or a physiological reaction that happens when an individual comes in contact with a stressful event. When people think of stress they tend to think that stress is only bad meanwhile there can be a good reactions when it comes to stress. People need a certain amount of stress to work well and have the energy and willpower to achieve goals that they have set up for themselves. If life was not stressful we would all be bored and we would not give our 100 percent when we worked.
Stress can easily be caused by traumatic events or vast changes in one’s life. However, it can also occur due to an accumulation of routine demands. Dealing with everyday burdens can overwhelm a person’s mind and limit their ability to cope and meet daily requirements. This in turn leads to a weakened immune system and health problems that can differ greatly within people. (Fact Sheet on Stress) Most often, the greatest difference between helpful and harmful stress is where the stress factor originates from.
Stress is in our everyday lives. We allow things such as the way we live, school, work, family, relationships etc to stress us out. Some people deal with stress way different from others. Some may know how to cope with stress better than others. We allow stress to take a major toll over our lives when we are suppose to fight it, but a lot of people can’t do that.
One of the most common reasons for high levels of stress in families today, is caused by dissatisfaction and/or tension in the workplace. People have often heard the addage “Leave your Job at the Office”, but how many are capable of just turning things off, when they leave for the day? Not many, and becau... ... middle of paper ... ...ven many the freedom from debt that allowed them to return to school or pursue a new, sometimes lower paying, yet less stressful occupation. Financial counseling is another alternative that has helped many to understand the nature of their debts, and gain control of them so that lower wages or new careers became a possibility. These and many other stress alternatives are available to most everyone, but it’s up to each individual to make a conscience decision to improve their lives, only then can they start down that road into the unknown; which for most, has been a very liberating journey.