Stress Management - Frequently Asked Questions Learning about stress: What is stress? What causes it? What are the signs of stress? What is job stress? Effects of stress: Why is stress a problem? Is there a link between stress and illness? How does stress affect children and teens? How does being a caregiver or having a family member with a chronic disease affect family stress? Evaluating stress: How do I evaluate my stress? How well do I deal with stress? What is a stress record? Relieving stress: How can I relieve stress? How can I reduce the stress of caregiving? How can I reduce holiday stress? How can I avoid unnecessary stress? How is problem solving used to manage stress? What professional help is available? How can I relax? How can I do progressive muscle relaxation to relax? How can I meditate to relax? What breathing exercises can I do to relax? How can I do guided imagery to relax? How can I manage my time better? How can I do yoga to relax? How can I be more assertive?