Stress A Major Problem Everyone Face
Stress as been something challenging most especially those that fall in the working class. Stress is a simply reaction to a stimulus be it Internal or external that might disturbs our physical body or mental brain equilibrium. It makes someone unstable emotionally.
Stress can occur in both children and adult
CAUSES OF STRESS IN A CHILD
Bulling: When children are bullied by others Sibling rivalry
No friends i.e. isolation
Lack of attention :– being ignored, boredom, Shouting and smacking
Lack of parental authority:- inconsistency with child’s discipline
Criticism:-Not always telling children positive things about themselves, Parental expectation too high
Feeling controlled:- No room for self-expression, being too strict
Embarrassment about home live, parents, clothes, looks: - They want to keep fit and be like by others.
Quilt Feelings: When a child is made to feel guilty about something, it lies heavy in his heart, causing a lot of upset and turmoil in his life.
Problem at home includes:
Arguments by parents
Too many responsibilities: too many household works to do.
Unhappy depressed parents
Violence i.e. exertion of physical force so as to injure the child
Grief: emotional distress caused by bereavement
CAUSE OF STRESS IN ADOLESCENT AND ADULT
Ill Health: ageing, undiagnosed ailment
Relationship Problems: divorce, separation
Personal belief: Religion and Political belief
Occupation: Work Exhaustion/Work load, change job, JOB dissatisfaction, Office Politics, Conflicts with co-workers and boss
Discrimination: Racial and sexual discrimination
Financial Problems: Huge debt, fraud, insufficient pay.
Emotional Factor / Psychological Factors
Anger, Quilt, Worry, Impatience, Family death, Losing job, Depression, Isolation
Toxin, Allergies,, Heat Cold, , Unsafe Neighborhood, Pollution, Noise, Uncomfortable living conditions
Exhaustion , Poor nutrition, Traumatic Factors, Arm robbery, Rape, Natural disasters e.g earthquake, Man-made disasters e.g , War
TOP 5 CAUSES OF STRESS:
According to Dr. Karl Albrecht, he identified Top 5 causes of stress
Which includes co-worker tension, Bosses, work overload
This includes loss of job, reduced retirement benefits, medical expenses.
Which include health crisis, terminal or chronic illness.
Which include Divorce, death of spouse, argument with friends, loneliness
Inadequate nutrition, caffeine, processed foods, excessive caloric intake (Obesity)
Will like to talk on tips on how to manage day to day stress on my next post.
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