Stress is the way we all react to change. It
includes our mental, emotional, and physical responses to the pressures of
everyday life. Change is a natural and normal part of life, and therefore a
moderate amount of stress is part of normal living.
No single method of "stress-busting" works
for everybody. You may need to experiment with several different methods to
find one that works for you. You may need to combine a few methods to get the
When you find one or more methods that work for
you, your mission is not yet accomplished. You also will need to change the
situation that is causing you stress, if you can, or perhaps change your
reaction to that situation.