Reflection On Health And Stress Essays

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Reflection Paper- Health and Stress Stress. What is stress? A mental or physical strain on one’s body or mind. In this essay, I will describe the points that cause stress in my life and try to give positive outlooks on how to deal with or treat them. From the day I was born, there were stressful factors influencing my life. As I grew older I learned how to avoid stressful thoughts and situations (though not everything can be escaped). In light of my attempts of trying to live a peaceful and stress-free life, I learned that I had changed the way stress impacts me. I observed that I get “anxious” very easy. So normally when a stressful situation arises, I find myself with symptoms of anxiety. My stress is not something that many would consider outrageous in any way. My normal factors of anxiety would be things such as school, family, and friends. So as I go along, I will rate each factor on a scale from one to ten. One having the least great effect and ten being the ultimate greatest stressor. School, the first and highest stressor, will take the rating of four. As I said earlier, with my childhood spent learning how to avoid stress, and adapting with the stress so much so that it doesn’t affect me, situations in my life have impacted me very little. The way school stresses me out would be through homework and grades. Especially since I am enrolled in early college, these things are the most stressed aspects here. Teachers pressure us to “make that 100” or “you better not…

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