Stress Management

In moderate doses, stress challenges you to do your best so you keep learning and growing. But too much stress has a negative effect on your work, mood and physical well-being. You may be keeping your body in a state of chronic stress if you often feel uptight or hostile. Learn how to deal with stress constructively and you can use it to meet life's challenges.


Monthly Webinar Series

Minimizing Worry to Maximize Your Life

Are you a worrywart? Nineteen million Americans are chronic worriers and 38 percent report worrying every day. We all worry at times, but if you constantly stress over everything in your life you may be developing a chronic worry habit that can lead to physical and mental health difficulties including stress-related illnesses, generalized anxiety disorder and depression. In this webinar, we will assist you in analyzing the root cause of worry, and strategies to break the cycle of worry.

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Points to Ponder

Some activities can help you better manage stress, such as regular exercise. Here are other stress relievers:

  • Get a full night's sleep.
  • Talk it out. Tell close friends or family members about the things that cause you concern.
  • Do relaxation exercises throughout the day, such as taking 10 to 15 seconds every hour to breathe deeply from your diaphragm.
  • Try yoga or meditation.
  • Make time every day to do things you enjoy.
  • Learn to set limits and say no.
  • Take a stress-management class.

If you feel overwhelmed, seek help from your doctor or a mental health professional.

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