Stress management techniques do not have to be complicated. They can be simply looking out a window and taking a deep breathe. However they can also be negative ways to deal with stress like over eating, smoking, or drinking alcohol. You should always identify your stressors and see how you are dealing with them. If you are combating stress with something that is harmful to you then you might want to try some of these positive ways to deal with stress found in this article wrote Kara Heissman from PsychCentral.com
Stress Management Techniques: Positives and Negatives
The article, “Stress Management Practices: What Works and What Doesn’t”, by Kara Heissman states
“Stress is unavoidable. This statement is a fact that most people are highly aware of nowadays. Every culture in the world has some degree of stress.”
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If you use any of the negative stress management practices found in the article, maybe you can try to substitute them with some of the positive ones. This in turn can lead to a healthier and better way to manage stress. If you want to learn more about stress management, you should check out our site.