Write a list of what it is that is causing you stress and make a note of when you are feeling stressed
What’s in your stress container?
Have a go at some relaxation
15 Minutes of Relaxation
Try and get a good night’s sleep
Engage in some form of exercise – this can be a great stress relief
Learn how to say no and be realistic with what you can and can’t do
Talk to somebody about what you feel stressed about – whether it be a friend, family member, or colleague
Look at how you are spending your time, can you prioritise tasks so you focus on the important tasks you have – To Do Lists are a great way of keeping track of what you have and haven’t done.
Start your To do list today!
Let your first ‘to do’ be ‘do half of this list by a certain date’
Avoid caffeine, alcohol and mood altering substances – also be mindful of how much sugar is in your diet
Make sure you allow time for doing something you enjoy – self-care is essential!
If you are experiencing stress daily for longer than two weeks, we strongly recommend that you go and see your GP – this will help you explore what services are available