Soothe yourself! 7 Stress Management Tips for teens

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Stress is just a normal part of life. It's not necessarily bad. Stress very simply is how you perceive certain circumstances and how the body responds to them. The stress you can experience about the upcoming maths exam encourages you to learn more difficult and finishes as soon as the exam is complete. However, when you feel constantly stressed, it's when problems can begin. Teenagers can find stress from many sources, including:

Pressure to do well at school; keep grades while youth school, professional and external activities, such as sports or community services;
Pressure to use drugs, alcohol or sex or to dress or look in a certain way to match the age;
Conflict with friends, schoolmates or family members;
Family problems such as separation, divorce, long lasting or final illness of a loved one or the death of a loved one;
Moving or changing school;
Being bullying or teasing
Physical changes like weight gain or loss or acne;
To deal with loved ones loved ones.

The way that exquisitely produced your body carries out stress is by producing stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol. Now, if you were really in a dangerous situation – for example being chased – then these hormones would prepare you to respond to the increased sense of alertness and strength. Therefore, this hormone response is called a "fight or flight" reaction. It allows you to do well under pressure and do what the situation calls for. Your body is designed in such a way that when the hazard is in progress, your nervous system gets normal and ready to react when you need it.

If you have chronic stressful situations and you are worried and worried daily, the nervous system activates and constantly reduces stress hormones. This is not healthy. It would just like to leave your car. Before you have had a long time, you should dry the gas dryer. In fact, it not only spends the body and reduces the immune system, it can damage your internal organs. If this is happening, you are experiencing stress relief. Some symptoms include:

Headache, gastrointestinal disorders, muscle pain, chest pain;
Depression, who does not want to be with your friends or participate in activities;
Allergic reactions such as asthma and eczema;
Anger, irritability, moodiness, sadness, hopelessness;
unable to sleep or want to sleep all the time;
Anorexia or dehydration.

Learning and using some simple collision skills is the most effective way to cope with your daily challenges and also to combat harmful effects of stress stress. Here are some things you can start doing now to control your response to stress:

1. Start by taking good care of yourself. Eat a healthy, balanced diet, full of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and proteins; drink a lot of water; get plenty of exercise and sleep enough every night. Avoid caffeine, find coffee, tea, coal, energy drinks and chocolate and limit the amount of sugar you eat.
2. Set small, accurate goals and break larger projects into smaller, manageable steps.
3. Be aware of your thoughts. Your thoughts affect your attitude. Change negative thoughts with positive. "I can never do this" can be replaced "I can do this if I take it one step at a time."
4. Do not require perfection from you or anyone else. Recognize when you have done a good job and do not put unrealistic expectations for yourself or others. Learn to accept yourself and others as you are.
5. Learn some simple relaxation methods like deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation.
6. Wipe conditions that cause stress – practice an issue or oral report, practice asking someone out of date or dealing with someone who has hurt you.
7. Do not keep fear and bottlenecks inside. Talk to a trusted friend, parent, coach or teacher.

Stress is just the fact of life. You can not dodge it, but you can learn to manage it effectively so it does not surprise you. Remember, calm down!


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