Stress is a part of everyone's lives and can negatively
affect our wellbeing more than we realize. Ongoing
distress (negative stressors) can cause depressed mood, extreme
fatigue, heighten susceptibility to disease & illness, as well
as increase self-medicating behaviors such as drug & alcohol
use, and adversely affect eating and dietary behaviors, among other
similar physiological and psychological symptoms.
There are many ways that one can manage stress
such as exercise, stress management techniques,
counseling and time out for recreational activities.
Take this Time Management Exercise to find out where you
might be able to adjust your schedule to limit stress.
OR, try this progressive muscle relaxation technique to slow
down your mind and relax your entire body.