Stress is a combination of physiological and emotional responses to an event. Some of the physiological responses may include:
Some of the cognitive or emotional responses include:
It is not uncommon for students to experience stress and anxiety in college. A positive attitude, a balanced approach, and relaxation exercises are just some of the ways students can combat stress. However, sometimes stress can grow into a more serious problem. If you feel depressed, have prolonged insomnia or indigestion problems due to your anxiety, seeing a professional at the Counseling Center in Bailey Health Center may be especially helpful.