Explain Prior to this course, how were you taught to deal with life stressors?
1st Paragraph – teach us what you have learned from Step 1 When the human brain perceives stress – what happens to us physically? (Provide at least 3-5 specific examples) How does the human psychological response (emotional reaction) to stress influence the physical impact of
stress? (Be as specific as possible and use examples) 2nd Paragraph – teach us what you have learned from Step 2 Explain how social support is vital in health and longevity (Be as specific as possible and use examples) Identify common stress reduction techniques (Provide at least 3-5
specific examples) 3rd Paragraph – Do some additional research and reflect on your own life. Connect your understandings of stress response and coping techniques to your own experience. Including the following: What are your major stressors? (Remember, stressors are not necessary “bad things” (e.g., job loss, illness, heartbreak…) stressors are any environmental stimuli that require our bodies to respond to a change (e.g.,
family responsibilities, parenting, social activities, academic goals, job promotion, moving to a new home….) Do you think our culture impacts our relationship with stress? Explain Prior to this course, how were you taught to deal with life stressors? Did you learn healthy coping skills or
unhealthy coping skills? Do you believe you have good resiliency skills to deal with stress? Why/Why Not? What strategies for stress reduction are ones that you have not tried yet? What strategies would you recommend for others to try that you have found successful?