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Life orientation

Grade 8

Handling stress

Module 6

Not everyone experiences stress in the same way

Activity 2:

Read the following paragraph:

When people experience something that upsets them, they become anxious or tense. They usually say that they are stressed. It isn’t only weaklings, women or old people who suffer from stress as many men think – oh no, everyone can suffer from stress. At some or other time the Big S gets hold of you. What counts is how you handle the tension.

Some people experience stress as nothing more than a light cold. Just a few sniffles and it’s all over. To some other people it’s like a severe bout of ‘flu. They really suffer! Sometimes they even have to get medical treatment. It’s far better to ask a doctor to prescribe some medication than to try and doctor yourself with all sorts of pills, drugs or alcohol. That kind of thing simply makes your problems much worse in the end.

How does one know if one is stressed? One feels it! Listen to what Bernadine has to say, “When I have to play a music exam, it feels as if there are butterflies in my stomach. Sometimes it’s so bad that my hands tremble.” And then, once the exam is over, Bernadine feels quite relaxed again. Sarah says, “When I write exams, I am nauseous and I have a stomach ache before I start.” Joseph says, “I can’t sleep before I have to play a soccer match. I wake up every few minutes.”

  • Now answer the questions and follow the instructions.

1. Do only weaklings suffer from stress? Give a reason for your answer.

2. Name the wrong ways of handling stress.

3. Make a list of the stress symptoms that are mentioned in the passage above.

4. Which things (factors) caused stress in Bernadine, Sarah and Joseph?

5. What caused Lennie’s stress (Activity 1)?

6. Do you think it was right of Lennie’s mother and father to send him out of the room when they wanted to discuss “grown-up stuff”? Give reasons for your answer.

7. How did Lennie’s mother and father react to the news that the father was now unemployed?

8. Do you think they handled the news well, or badly? What would your parents have done?

9. Do you think adults stress more than children do? Give reasons for your answer.

10. Would you also have eavesdropped like Lennie? Explain your answer.

[LO 3.1]

Assessment

Learning outcomes (LOs)
LO 3
Personal Development The learner will be able to use acquired life skills to achieve and extend personal potential to respond effectively to challenges in his or her world .
Assessment standards(ASs)
We know this when the learner:
3.1 analyses and discusses factors which influence self-concept formation and self-motivation;
3.2 reflects on appropriate behaviour in different kinds of interpersonal relationships;
3.5 designs and implements a personal plan for preventing and managing stress.

Memorandum

Activity 2:

  • Not everyone experiences stress in the same way.

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