Informative Speech Outline

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Informative Speech Outline I. Introduction A. Thanks 1. Thanks professor Tuckerman for the introduction. B. Salutation 1. Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. C. Ethos 1. What increases heart rate, causes sleep disturbance, makes people cry, act violent, makes some people sleep more and causes untold aches and pains? "It 's Wednesday! Six hours of homework to do, babysit the little sister, feed the dog, cut the grass, oh and lets not forget your boyfriend is being a jerk, your teacher gave you a detention! That, my friends, is stress!" 2. 3. 4. As a full time worker and a college student I personally experience stress every day of my life. It has actually gotten to the point that I am becoming …show more content…
g. Serious illness or death in the family. h. Neglecting to see the humor in situations. i. Particular situations that cause stress, such as finances. j. Major life changes.
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Now that we know what stress is, let’s talk about what stress does to our bodies. B. What stress does to your body 1. According to WebMD, “some stress is normal and even useful. 2. Stress can help if you need to work hard or react quickly”. 3. For example, it can help you win a race or finish an important job on time. 4. But if stress happens too often or lasts too long, it can have bad effects. 5. It can be linked to headaches, an upset stomach, back pain, and trouble sleeping. 6. It can weaken your immune system, making it harder to fight off disease. 7. If you already have a health problem, stress may make it worse. 8. It can make you moody, tense, or depressed. 9. Your relationships may suffer, and you may not do well at work or school.
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Finally, we need to understand how we can manage the stress in our lives.

C. How to diminish negative of stress 1. We need to find out what is causing stress, look for ways to reduce the amount of stress, and learn healthy ways to relieve stress or reduce its harmful effects. 2. The best way to manage your stress is to learn healthy coping strategies. 3. Practice techniques until they become habits you turn

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