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What are good ways to manage stress?

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To help cope with stress:

  • Exercise regularly. Ask for help.
  • Take responsibility. Keep up your self-esteem.
  • Try to solve problems that cause stress.
  • Accept that there are things you can't control.
  • Share your feelings without becoming angry, combative, or passive.
  • Maintain emotionally supportive relationships.
  • Challenge negative thoughts.
  • Distance yourself from stress triggers, if possible.
  • Learn to relax.
  • Eat healthfully.
  • Don't smoke or abuse alcohol or other drugs.

SOURCE: Coping.org.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 1, 2019

SOURCE: Coping.org.

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 1, 2019

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