Our textbook mentions the relationship between stress and health and the importance of learning positive measures to ensure our physical and mental well-being. “A stressor is a condition or event that challenges or threatens a personâ€ (Coon & Mitterer, 2016, p. 425). In addition, â€œBurnout occurs when workers are physically, mentally, and emotionally drained (Leiter, Gascon, & Martinez-Jarreta, 2010 as cited in Coon & Mitterer, 2016, p. 427). This highlights the importance of knowing good coping skills and setting boundaries for ourselves where our obligations are concerned. Take the Holmes and Rahe stress scale at
answer the following questions. Be sure to include factual, properly cited information in your post.
After taking the questionnaire and reading Chapter 13 What did you learn about yourself? What stresses and or “hassles” do you recognize in your life? What measures can you take in order to lower your stress and optimize your health and well being? How will this enable you to become a more productive student? Do you see a mind, body, soul connection?
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