current stress levels using interactive interviews! And learn a
healthy balance to reduce stress overloads through practicing direct
and positive communication about sensitive emotions.
introduced to managing stress!
What happens to your body when you feel stress? Learn several approaches
for dealing with the physical energy that results from stress and
the difference between chronic and episodic stress.
Test your own stress level, considering both stressors and protective
factors, such as social support. Analyze what is causing stress
and examine specific symptoms pertaining to your body, mind, and
Ways To Reduce Stress
Check out eight tips for reducing a stress overload. Some of these
tips involve taking action and talking to people, while others focus
on personal habits, such as drinking and smoking.
Cool the Caffeine Calamity
Get Relief with Relaxation
Nix the Nicotine Nerves
Talk About It
Excess Stress? Exercise!
Don't Say Yes to Stress
Get Your ZZZ's and REM's
Learn to say what is on your mind without yelling, blaming, accusing
or putting someone else down. Express uncomfortable emotionssuch
as anger and hurtby writing an imaginary letter or making
up a conversation with someone who is causing stress.
What is Straight Talk?
Write an Imaginary Letter
Try an Imaginary Conversation
-Talk About Something Unfair
-Talk About Something Upsetting
-Talk About Something You Need
-Talk About the Way You Feel
-Talk About Your Opinions
Straight Talk Quick Review
When to Use Straight Talk