In one word, how do you feel when you are stressed?
Prioritize time to take care of yourself: get enough sleep, exercise, and eat healthy. Utilize support systems: talk to friends, family, and mentors. Find a therapist if needed. Find healthy outlets: practice mindfulness, yoga, and breathing exercises.
Managing Stress in School
Therapist: A health care professional who provides counseling and treatment for mental health conditions. Mindfulness: The practice of focusing one's awareness on the present moment. Yoga: A physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India.
What do you think is the best way to manage stress?
- Talk to a friend or family member
- Do something creative, like painting or writing
- Exercise or take a walk
Laughter is one of the best stress relievers! Exercise releases endorphins that make you feel good. Taking a break from technology can help reduce stress.
Draw / write: What are some healthy ways to manage stress?
Draw / write: What might be some of the consequences of not managing stress properly?
Do you manage your stress in a healthy way?
What strategies do you use to manage stress?