Friday, March 13, 2009

Understand why your stress level is so high

“Self-actualizing individuals have "superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general.” - Abraham Maslow 
 


Check the followings to understand why your stress level is so high
                                           Example 
• Your temperament- impulsive
• Your personality - type A
• Your information processing style – irrational
• Your current mood – irritation
• Your dominant emotion – anger
• Your communication style – non assertive
• Your physical condition – lake of sleep
• Your health – illness
• Your body chemistry – alcohol, drugs
• Your work load - too much to do
• Your role model – form your parent
• Your financial condition – sudden change
• Your social support – emotional support
• Your ability believe – confidence
• Your perception of the event – point of view
• Your conflict – interpersonal problems
• Your preoccupation – unresolved issues 


All the above items makes you vulnerable and rise your stress level, if it is temporary, nothing to worry, but if it exist over a period of time you need to get necessary help from appropriate person.  

3 comments:

Destress Yourself said...

Excellent list Kumar. Great for a reference when we are searching for where to begin to cope with our stress.

Elizabeth

kumarmahi said...

thank you Elizabeth

Elizabeth Stanfill said...

Hi Kumar,

Hope you are doing well!

Post more! ;-)

Elizabeth