Stress is both a normal part of our day-to-day lives and when too high, for too long, a potential source of physical and emotional illness. The goal is to determine the best ways to manage stress that allows us to thrive in our lives.
There are times when managing stress is more challenging, especially when we experience either a number of small stressors or a larger stressor that stretches our coping skills.
There are many positive practices designed to help you manage your stress level. The first step is noticing that stress is an issue and where you are on the stress continuum below.