13 Oct Share your progress on the goal you set for yourself in the Post Your Introduction forum. What adjustment(s) might you need to make to be more successful? Or, what contributed to your progress?
Stress is a part of everyday life. Everyone knows what it feels like, but why do so many people react to it differently? The bottom line is that a person’s way of managing stress is based on how they learned how to cope with stress from childhood on through adulthood. When you react to stressful situations in an unhealthy way it can cause insomnia, digestion problems, headaches, memory loss, and high blood pressure, just to name a few.
Watch this short 5-minute video on simple ways to manage your stress.
How often do you feel too overwhelmed with multiple life obligations that you lose motivation to start working on your college assignments? Sounds familiar, right? Now it’s time to get inspired! Learn how YOU can achieve your goals by changing your approach. For instance, instead of looking at a task as overwhelming, it’s important to break down those tasks into smaller and more manageable steps.
Take a look at this video that will help motivate you to push forward in accomplishing your educational goals:
Do you ever wish there was more time in your day to accomplish all the tasks that need to get done? Are you having a difficult time balancing your job, personal life, and schoolwork? Like most students here at the University of Arizona Global Campus, working a full-time job, taking care of children, and finding time to complete assignments have become the norm. It’s difficult to find a balance between the several obligations you need to attend to.
Please watch this video by Dr. Newton Miller on how he balanced school with his other responsibilities:
In your reflection,
• Share your progress on the goal you set for yourself in the Post Your Introduction forum. What adjustment(s) might you need to make to be more successful? Or, what contributed to your progress?
• Describe what you have found most enjoyable or interesting to learn about, and what you have found most challenging or stressful.
• Discuss at least one strategy from the SSC you can implement to help you minimize stress or maintain work-life balance, and one strategy to boost your motivation to successfully complete the Week 5 final project.
o Tip: Review the resources in the School-Life Balance tile in the SSC and consider mentoring programs like CHAMPS.
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