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Stress and how to deal with it

Post  Admin on Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:47 pm

Here is a list of vocabularies and expressions I thought might come handy when talking about "stress". If you have anything to add, please don't hesitate to post.

Here they are:

stress -> The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

post-traumatic 'Stress Disorder (PTSD)
-> A prolonged and severe stress reaction to a catastrophic event or to severe, chronic stress.

to stress somebody out -> to make someone so worried that they can not relax

to be stressed out -> to be so worried that you can not relax

to hyperventilate -> to breath too quickly or too deeply, so that you get too much oxygen and you feel dizzy

symptom -> something wrong with your body or mind that shows you have a particular illness; sign of a disease

rash -> a lot of red spots on one's skin caused by an illness

overwhelm -> if someone is overwhelmed by something (like an emotion or work), that thing is too much for them and they can not deal with it

vulnerable -> someone who is vulnerable can be easily harmed or hurt

perspiration ->
sweat

burnout -> The physical, emotional and mental exhaustion brought on by persistent job-related stress.

psychophysiological illness -> A medical condition produced by psychological factors, such as stress

alleviate -> to relieve; to make something less painful or difficult to deal with

hassles ->
Little stressors, including the irritating demands that can occur daily, that may cause more stress than major life changes do.

uplifts ->The positive experiences in life, which may neutralize the effects of many hassles.

socioeconomic Status -> A collective term for the economic, occupational, and educational factors that influence an individual's relative position in society.

cranky -> bad-tempered

nagging -> 1. making you worry or feel pain slightly all the time; 2. always complaining

insomnia -> if you suffer from insomnia you are not able to sleep

fatigue -> very great tiredness

catharsis -> the act or process of removing strong or violent emotions by expressing them through writing, talking, action etc.

agitation -> when you are so anxious, nervous or upset that you can not think calmly

distress -> a feeling of extreme unhappiness

get gray hairs [idiom] -> one's hair become white in color from old age or stress ...



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Read this Quotes and Relax!

Post  Admin on Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:59 pm

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar


The time to relax is when you don't have time for it. ~Attributed to both Jim Goodwin and Sydney J. Harris


Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
~Richard Carlson

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. ~Margaret Fuller


We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves. ~Edward George Bulwer-Lytton


Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow. ~Douglas Pagels, These Are the Gifts I'd Like to Give to You


The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it. ~Author Unknown


Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
~Joshua L. Liebman


Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. ~Will Rogers, Autobiography, 1949


Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. ~Chinese Proverb


Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
~J. Lubbock

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. ~Etty Hillesum




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