Heart Disease and Stress
- 6 Months ago
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: __________________________. 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. You can create your own goal. Think of stress management techniques that work for you and practice them as often as needed.