Stress Disrupts Homeostasis - How to get Rebalanced?

There are many different types of stress

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Behavioral
  • Eustress (good)
  • Distress (bad)

Managing stress

  • Get centered-balanced
  • Values-know where you stand and what you stand for
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff! And it is all small stuff
  • Think and act constructive, take control, problem solve, modify experience, stay positive

How to cope

  • Learn how to relax
  • Learn how to manage your time
  • Try to develop a relaxation response so heart rate and muscle tension go down
  • Exercise regularly
  • Eat nutritious diet
  • Get enough quality sleep
  • Have a social support system