Sometimes we all do things we know we shouldn't, and these things cause us stress. (Other times, we are the unknowing architects of our own stress, but the results are the same.) What are some common ways people contribute to their own stress, and what can be done to promote stress relief instead? Read on for ideas you can use this week! (Another thing you can do for stress relief this week: join the Facebook Page About Stress Management.) -Elizabeth
What are some of the more popular ways people cause themselves (and those around them) stress? Here are 5 of the more popular stress traps. Do any of them sound familiar? Find out what you can do to avoid or manage each one.
Here's a sixth stress trap that many of us fall into--in fact, this one may be my own biggest challenge! Not getting enough sleep can make your whole day feel more stressful. Read about my own experiences in this area, and see what you can do to safeguard your stress levels by getting enough quality sleep.
Samantha found herself taking on too much. See how she realized she was doing this, and find out what she did to relieve her stress. (Hint: her solutions might work for you, too.) You can also share your own success story, and help other readers!