My legs hurt a lot, this is so hard! I feel like I might pass out!
I feel so hot and sweaty. My head aches a lot! I am so tired, my whole entire body hurts! I need to sit!
Teens face a lot of stress. But some of the stress can be good. This stress is called eustress, and it can be good for you. An example stressor of eustress is doing a hard strength workout.
I'm so ugly, and so bad at everything! I don't feel like talking to you like I normally do.
Eustress's effects are usually short term. The effects can be headaches, sweating, fatigue, or shortness of breath.
I CAN'T SLEEP! I am so fat, I can barely get off my bed!
A way to manage stress is to get enough sleep and rest. You should get at least 8 hours of sleep. So the next day, you will feel energized and relaxed. Also you will be happy to start a new day!
Whew! I feel energized and happy. I love exercising!
Some types of stress that is harmful is called distress. An example of a stressor that causes distress is low self esteem. It can cause many long term effects like causing the person with stress to lose interest in their usual activities.
Long term distress can also cause weight gain, and sleep problems like insomnia.
A way to manage stress is to do some exercise or work out. You can take a break to walk or run. Exercising can make you take more deep breaths, which can help you concentrate and feel relaxed.