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Fight flight or freeze response Sympathetic Nervous System SNS is activated Physical Heart rate and blood pressure Release of Adrenaline and Cortisol Blood arms legs Breathing quickens ID: 555740 Download Presentation


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Managing stressSlide2

Fight, flight or freeze response


Nervous System


is activatedPhysicalHeart rate and blood pressureRelease of Adrenaline and CortisolBlood  arms, legsBreathing quickensMuscle tensionPupils dilateMental and emotionalHigh alert and only focus on the threatBehaviouralFighting EscapingFreezingSlide4


Blood Pressure


Heart Rate slow

No release of Adrenaline and Cortisol. Endorphins released.Blood  internal (toward brain, digestion)Breathing slowMuscle relaxedMental and emotionalLow alertBehaviouralRestingSlide5

Which one survived?Slide6

Brain can’t differentiate between real threat and perceived threatSlide8

What commonly stresses year 9’s?Slide13

When stress is too much..

A feeling of being constantly pressured, hassled, and hurried

Irritability and moodiness

Sore stomach and headaches

Allergic reactions such as eczema or asthmaProblems sleepingDifficulty concentrating Slide15

Top tips to manage stress..Slide16


Get a good night's sleep.


enough sleep helps keep your body and mind in top shape, making you better equipped to deal with any negative stressors. Slide17

Can’t sleep?

- limit screen time before bed

- increase exercise

- problem solve what might be worrying youSlide18


Treat your body wellSlide19

3. Exercise

Regular exercise helps release physical tension in our bodies

Gives our mind a break from what we might be stressing about

Releases endorphins which help us think positivelySlide20

4. Learn how to switch


and relax

Deep breaths

ExerciseWalking the dogRelaxing shower or bathMusicDrawingCreativeSlide21

5. Put things in perspective and don’t sweat the small stuffSlide22

6. Take

a stand against overscheduling.


you're feeling stretched, consider cutting out an activity or two, opting for just the ones that are most important to you.Slide23

7. Be



try to be perfect — no one is. And expecting others to be perfect can add to your stress level, too (not to mention put a lot of pressure on them

!) If you need help on something, like schoolwork, ask for it.Slide24

8. Watch what




outlook, attitude, and thoughts influence the way you see things. Slide25

9. Solve

the little problems.


to solve everyday problems can give you a sense of control.

But avoiding them can leave you feeling like you have little control and that just adds to stress. Slide26

10. Build

Your Resilience


of change as a challenging and normal part of life.

See setbacks and problems as temporary and solvable.Believe that you will succeed if you keep working toward your goals.Take action to solve problems that crop up.Build strong relationships and keep commitments to family and friends.Have a support system and ask for help.Participate regularly in activities for relaxation and fun.Slide27


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