Eustress And Coping Project

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For my stress and coping project I decided to use a workout regimen rather than yoga, or deep breathing. In my workout regimen I have included running, stretching, and lifting of the upper and lower body. John and I have done so by using the Saint Leo gym to do our workouts and reduce the amount of stress that we have felt throughout the day. I have also compiled a chart for both my happiness level as well as the stress level in order to find the relationship between both mood and stress. Also, when I charted the stress I was experiencing, I was sure to account for distress (bad stress) and eustress (good stress) in my charts. First aspect to know is that there are two main types of stressors that people feel every day of their lives. Eustress …show more content…
For instance, February twenty-sixth, of two thousand and fifteen I reported having a stress level of one, and a happiness level of ten. Although on March sixth of two thousand fifteen, I have reported of having a stress level of eight and a happiness level of two. Therefore, stress has a direct relationship on our mood. Although the chart does show the level of stress it does not show whether it is good stress or bad stress. Such as March first of two thousand fifteen, I had experienced eustress from Adam asking me to be his girlfriend. I experienced this stress in a form of anxiety and nervousness showing that not all stress is …show more content…
It seemed the best way to relax and to unwind from a stressful day would have to be towards the end. Allowing us to be able to “work it out” of the system rather than doing nothing at all to relieve ourselves of the everyday stress that we undergo daily. For our workout for upper body John composed a regimen of bench press, bicep curls, dips, tricep extensions, and rowing. For lower body we focused mainly on squats, calf raises, quadricep curls, and wall sits. While I being the runner decided to have him run to really get some stress out and get the endorphin 's pumping. With the first run being only one mile long and at a pace of seven minutes and twenty three minutes. Throughout the week of working out the longest I have gone was a four mile run with Pete at an average pace of eight minutes. For stretching which is important in everyone’s aspect of life is what we would do at the end of working out. We did normal quadriceps, and arm stretches to be sure not to pull anything and to be able to gain a further ability to be flexible. Another version of stretching that we did involves a foam roller. With the foam roller we were able to massage our muscles and to reduce the soreness that we would feel

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