Managing Stress (and working on it, too!)
How are you emotionally responding to the situation? These resources and activities will help you center yourself in the face of challenge and make meaning of the emotions that you’re feeling.
1. How to recognize stress and leverage self-awareness before losing control (22 mins)
We’ve all heard about ways to reduce chronic stress, such as getting more sleep, exercising, and eating well. In this podcast, learn about what you can do at the moment when facing a stressful situation.
2. How to manage stress to find balance (5 mins)
Failure happens. We can either learn from it or dwell on it. Mindfulness can assist you when you need it most. Here are several meditations that can be helpful when put to good use:
3. How to balance physical and mental well-being (2 mins)
Mental and physical health go hand in hand. Positive thinking can strengthen physical health, while healthy habits can enhance mental health. This quick video provides a few tips for maximizing both physical and mental well-being.
4. A guide to managing stress (10 mins)
Stress is a part of life—it can either be a powerful motivator or a weight that slows you down. In the MindReady Guide to Stress Management, learn where stress comes from and how you can manage it in your own life.
5. Mindfulness meditations for times of crisis
Grounding yourself during times of crisis can be extremely difficult. In this short mindfulness meditation, MindReady coach, Zach Penprase, helps you acknowledge stressors, let them be, and re-center yourself.