A/ “I wonder why my boss wants to see me. I guess I’ll just have to wait and see.”
B/ “I’ll have to start working on my next paper earlier so I can do a better job.”
C/ “I won the speech contest, but only because none of the other speakers were very good.”
D/”Too bad I missed that one problem through carelessness, but overall I did pretty well on this test.”
lack of purpose
having a drink
reframing your thoughts
having a cooling off period
strengthen your immune system.
lead to depression and irritability.
lead to fatigue and diminished performance.
become an additional stressor.
loss of pleasure in usual activities
increased social interaction
loss of memory
getting a flat tire
release of endorphins
learning new time-management skills
take high-potency vitamins.
limit caffeine intake.
take amino acid supplements.
Severe depression is linked to suicide.
A sudden lightening of mood in a depressed person indicates the danger of suicide has passed.
Treatments for depression are widely available and highly effective.
Talking about suicide and about contemplated methods of suicide is a warning sign of suicide.
Exercise enhances one’s sense of general well-being.
Exercise reduces energy levels.
Exercise reduces anxiety levels.
Exercise decreases tension.
the fight-or-flight reaction.
a reaction of the somatic nervous system.
adaptive energy response.
a cognitive exercise.
a form of intellectual development.
an activity alternating muscle tension and relaxation.
a specialized form of cardiorespiratory endurance training.
a physical response to an unpleasant event.
the general physical and emotional state associated with the stress response.
perception of one’s circumstances.
adaptation to an event, perceived or real.
Type 1 diabetes
sleep in on weekends.
not eat a meal or snack for at least 2 hours before bedtime.
drink an alcoholic beverage at bedtime to help you relax.
use your bed only for sleeping and not for eating, reading, or watching television.
Say no when necessary.
Try doing things yourself rather than delegating.
Consolidate tasks when possible.
decreased heart rate
increased blood flow to the brain
increased blood flow to the muscles
It is better for wellness to be aggressive rather than assertive.
If anger is justified, then calm but assertive communication is appropriate.
To deal with anger in someone else, respond asymmetrically with calm.
Former drug abuse is a warning sign for potential violence.
alarm, exhaustion, resistance.
exhaustion, alarm, resistance.
resistance, exhaustion, alarm.
alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
a division of the autonomic nervous system that activates during times of arousal, including exercise, and when there is an emergency, such as severe pain, anger or fear.
a part of the brain that activates, controls, and integrates autonomic mechanisms, endocrine activities, and many bodily functions.
a division of the autonomic nervous system that is in control when you are relaxed and aids in digesting food, storing energy, and promoting growth.
the branch of the peripheral nervous system that governs motor functions and sensory information; it is largely under conscious control.