Any change in your life can lead to stress. This includes even pleasurable activities, such as vacations or new forms of recreation. You can also be in a stressful situation such as a difficult job or a long-term illness of a spouse. If you think you might be experiencing stress, it's important to identify its effects on you..
You probably know some of the common signs of stress. They include: a pounding heart, sweaty palms, and feeling anxious. But you may respond to stress in many other ways too, from feeling irritable to driving recklessly. Recognizing how you react to stress is an important step toward managing it.
In Stress Management 101, participants learn how to identify the stressors in their lives and how they affect the physical, social, mental and emotional areas of their health. Practical solutions for reducing or managing stress will also be reduced.