Take Action To Control Stress

Updated:Jun 16,2014

happy man relaxing in fieldEmpower 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: __________________________.
Yes No Maybe

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

 Stress Management

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