Counselor Corner

Sandy Simpson, BPS Counselor

Ten Tips for Reducing Stresss

Although this time of year can be filled with many fun events, it can also be stressful and it’s even more important to practice good self-care.

The following ten tips may help you and your student manage stress during this busy season:


1. Exercise everyday

2. Get enough sleep

3. Eat healthy foods

4. Talk about your problems

5. Keep a journal

6. Break large tasks into small steps

7. Practice taking slow, deep breaths

8. Avoid negative people

9. Don’t over commit

10. Think happy thoughts


Some Helpful Websites for Dealing with Stress:

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/stress-management.htm


http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/StressManagement/Stress-Management_UCM_001082_SubHomePage.jsp#


May you enjoy a Safe & Stress-free Break!