I Want to Talk About Stress

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    For Me...

    I get stressed sometimes... either from work or relationships (mostly friendships, more than romantic). But the way I react to stress is always the same... it's a physical upheaval... I get fevers, when I get stressed. My heart races too fast, causing some pain in my chest. And...
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    1 Response Jun 20, 2009

    Drive Is Stressful

    I find that driving on the road any more is very stressful. Especially since most other driver's don't care about anyone else but themselves and the rest of us have to watch out for them. I can't tell you how many times I had someone back out or pull out in front of me when I'm...
    wxmann2 wxmann2
    36-40, M
    Jun 4, 2013

    Am I In Control of Stress Or Is Stress Incontrol of Me?

    1) When I feel agitated, do I know how to quickly calm myself? 2) Can I easily let go of my anger? 3) Am I able to recognize upsets that other people are having? 4) When I come home at night, do  I enter the house feeling alert and relaxed. 5) Am I seldom distracted or...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    Jul 3, 2009

    Top Ten Stressful Life Events

    1) Spouses death 2) Divorce 3) Marriage seperartion 4) Jail term 5) Death of Close relative 6) Injury or illness 7) Loss of Job 8) Marriage 9) Marriage reconciliation 10) Retirement  Ebony
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    Ebony - the Stress Intern

    Hi My name is Ebony. I am one of Retiredfather's summer interns. I want to talk about what stress is.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jun 19, 2009

    Defining Stress

    Stress is a normal physical response to incidents that upset, threaten or disrupt your everyday routine. Stress is the bodies way of protecting you. It helps you rise to challenges and increase your concentration.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    8 Responses Jun 19, 2009

    The Body's Stress Response- Help Guide.org

    When you percieve a threat, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones.(Adrenaline and Cortisol) These hormaones rouse the body for emergency action.                  ...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    Swearing Helps Tolerate Pain

    Richard Stevens of Keele University in England states that "it taps into emotional brain centers and appears to arise in the right brain, where most launguage appears in the left cerebral hemisphere of the brain." Researchers feel that pain insights the "Fight or...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    8 Responses Jul 13, 2009
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