Empower yourself by taking actions to control your stress level. Set goals that are reasonable to achieve.
|Select the actions you will take, starting this week.|
|I will practice using positive self talk at least once a day.||Yes||No||Maybe|
|I will remember to use emergency stress stoppers when I face stressful situations.||Yes||No||Maybe|
|I will spend at least 15 minutes every day finding pleasure in something that I enjoy.||Yes||No||Maybe|
|I will practice daily relaxation, such as deep breathing or another relaxation technique.||Yes||No||Maybe|
|I will add one of the 10 healthy habits to my life this week. |
The habit is: __________________________.
How many "Yes" answers do you have?
|3 or more||That's terrific! Take a week or two to get used to these habits, then think of more healthy habits you can practice to manage stress.|
|1 or 2||Good! Work on these habits for a week, then take the quiz again. Maybe you will be able to add another "Yes" answer.|
|0||Don't worry. Work toward one of these goals or you can create your own goal. Think of stress management techniques that work for you and practice them as often as needed.|
Last Reviewed 6/2014