#DareToBe – Tuesday – 03/08/2016 Topic: STRESS

Every Tuesday evening at 8pm Eastern, the #DareToBe tweetchat takes place on Twitter. The #DareToBe tweetchat is hosted by Editor, Writer, and Communications Executive Andrea Sanchez (@asanchez16).

Every week a different topic. On the evening of Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the topic was STRESS.
11 Questions asked and 11 Questions answered. While I could not capture all the twitter based answers I present to you the questions and my answers (with a bit of amplification). Please enjoy and if you can joins us. Look for the #DareToBe hashtag every Tuesday evening.

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STRESS

Q1: Stress is ________________. #DareToBe
A1. Stress is the physical or mental reaction to the uncertain #DareToBe

Q2: Is there a difference between being stressed and being anxious? Explain. #DareToBe
A2. Being anxious involves physical and mental reactions stress (i.e., doing something then waiting for the outcome). #DareToBe

Q3: What are some common stress triggers? #DareToBe
A3. Work deadlines looming especially when you’ve have plenty of time to complete the project #DareToBe

Q4: When does stress become a problem? #DareToBe
A4. Stress becomes a problem when you do nothing about it now and it keeps returning due to same cause #DareToBe

Q5: ________ is my red warning flag that indicates I’m under too much stress. #DareToBe
A5. When the area under my right eye starts to twitch is my red warning flag that indicates I’m under too much stress #DareToBe

Q6: Give an example of stressful moment and how you took control of it. #DareToBe
A6. The last hurricane in my neck of the woods co-workers were not prepared to deal with evacuation of people and materials. Army skills kicked in #DareToBe

Q7: What visual/object do you use as a reminder to relax and be in the present moment? #DareToBe
A7. I use music. To be honest Duran Duran’s Thank You CD does the trick. #DareToBe
It has everything for Rap to Rock and just about everything in between. The punch in WHITE LINES gets that first bit of stress out and the soft mellow PERFECT DAY & LAY LADY LAY let the rest just ooze out.

8: How can you help someone who is feeling stressed? #DareToBe
A8. Give them room, tall glass of water, & chocolate..lots and lots of chocolate #DareToBe

Q9: When can stress be a good thing? #DareToBe
A9. When you are having fun doing something that invigorates and makes you feel alive (and a little dangerous)! #DareToBe
A9b. Never forget muscles NEED stress to grow. #DareToBe

Q10: _____________________ is the secret to managing stress. #DareToBe
A10. Being proactive is the secret to managing stress. Otherwise, stress will manhandle you! #DareToBe

Q11: Tomorrow I will dare to not let stress control me by ________________. #DareToBe
A11. taking the steps to get out in front of what needs to be done and needs to be addressed #DareToBe

’til Tuesday,
Dave