Stressors VOCAB

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Don't Sweat it!

Stress is a normal part of being human. It can help motivate you to get things done. Even situations of high stress due to illnesses, unemployment, or a painful life event can be a natural part of life.

When you're at breaking point!

Stress is normal but if you let it get out of hand, it becomes an unhealthy way of life. Everyone has their way of managing stress. What’s yours?

 “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.”

―Leonard Bernstein

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Take a breather

How do you take a break?  A walk in the park? Reading a book? Seeing A film?, Hanging out with friends, pumping some iron? Finding that destressor is important when the pressure starts to mount.

Stress - your ally

Stress can also be your ally. Think of a time when a little pressure got the best out of you, took you to another level of performance, and got you exactly where you needed to be.

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Assignment

Instructions: Choose any one of the essay questions below and write an essay of 150-250 words.

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  1. What is meant by locus of control and hardiness? Discuss the role of locus of control and
    the role of hardiness in mediating responses to stress. Refer to evidence in your answer.
    (Total 16 marks)
  2. Describe and evaluate the relationship between personality and stress. Refer to
    personality Types A, B and C in your answer. (16 marks)
  3. Describe and evaluate research into gender differences in stress. (16 marks)
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