Infographic Gallery - Stress Response

Stress events/threats trigger physiological response The body is prepared to fight or flight
Stress events/threats -> Trigger physiological response -> The body is prepared to fight or flight/When the stress event triggers our autonomic nervous system:Physiological responses include:- Pounding heart- Shortness of breath- Tightened muscles- Pupil enlarges- Dry mouth - Sweating- Digestion / immune system slows down/Emotional and behavioral responses include:When you are scared, you may procrastinate, void, or even escape.When you are angry, you may yell, scold, or even attack others./These physical, emotional and behavioural automatic responses are a warning sign that we need to stop and relax.When the stress accumulate and the body is not relaxed for a long time, various problems will occur.Body: shoulder and neck pain, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation/Emotion: low mood, loss of motivation, or become impulsiveBehavior: If we do not face the problem, the problem will not be solved, or it will deteriorate.Try to relax when you are under stress/●Gradually increase your sensitivity to the body so as to increase your awareness when you are under stress.●Stop and breathe to reduce automatic behavioral responses●Calm down and clear your mind to make a wise response/Relaxation exercises: muscle relaxation, abdominal breathing, body scanning exercises