I have listed three stressful situations.
Please help me with the possible physiological and/or emotions impacts and possible coping skills for each of three stressful situations.
When you've been fired
When you've witnessed a crime
When you've lost your wallet
When you've been fired
Being fired has a different impact on different people. For some, it could actually be a good thing; they could be in a dead-end job that had no promotions or advancements. It could get them to go back to school or look for a more fulfilling job. For others it could be determinant; they think that being fired ruined their life. Especially when the main or only bread-winner of a household loses their job he/she thinks there is no happy ending. To deal with that loss and empty feeling turns some to substance use and abuse. Even though there are other choices, coping strategies have been identified as important predictors of both substance use and substance treatment outcomes (Vaccaro, 1998).
In a study by Anderson, et al., (2006) direct, indirect and interaction effects of life stress and coping on substance use have been found. They study suggested that to handle life stressors people try to escape; not wanting to face reality they turn to substances, drugs or alcohol. Both life stress and coping were found to influence level of substance use at baseline and the rate of change in use across time (Anderson, ...
Essay on personal view regarding Life stressors and their emotional impact including references
Areas of Self-Awareness and Types of Stressors
The five most critical areas of self-awareness are emotional intelligence, personal values, cognitive style, orientation toward change, and core self-evaluation.
*First, describe each of these areas and discuss why they are important to self-awareness and effective managerial performance.
*Then discuss which areas you believe you excel in and which areas you feel you need to improve upon.
*Lastly, what action steps can you take to improve in the areas you feel you are weakest?
*Describe the four main types of stressors . Which of these stressors do you encounter most often in your daily activities? What strategies could you employ to reduce or eliminate the stressors that affect you most?
*Describe a complex problem that you were able to successfully solve using creative problem solving skills.
Explain the problem.
Describe the process you used to generate ideas.
Discuss how you decided on a course of action or solution.
What conceptual blocks affected your ability to solve the problem creatively?
How did you overcome them?