We're living in a complex world where we
have to deal with stress in every corner
of our lives. In our homes, in our workplace,
even in the most enriching moments we face
situations that have the potential to challenge
is our body's response to what we believe
to be a challenge. This response
can be positive and help motivate us to
peak performance. But we also experience
the negative effects of stress when we
believe the demands of the tasks at hand
are more then we can manage.
Luckily there are steps we can take to prevent
and manage the stress in our lives.
First Steps to Effective Stress
that you have the power to make decisions,
to more effectively manage your stress
- Recognize your personal
Signs of Stress
more closely at your lifestyle and
see what can be changed in:
- Your work
- Your family
- Your thoughts
- Your schedule
It would be nice if there were one simple
way to manage stress, but all our challenges
are as diverse and individual as we are.
We've each got to figure out what works best
for us in all sorts of situations.
While there's no "magic pill" for
stress management, there are many things
you can do to prevent and manage stress in