Tips for Handling Stress

Stress | Stress Reduction | Psychology 

Life got you stressed out? This post is a non-comprehensive tip list of a few things you can do to reduce stress besides zoning out on your couch in front of the television. Photo by Pixabay, free for commercial use.

Stressed out?

It’s not even the “triad” of holidays (Thanksgiving Day, Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanza, or New Year’s Day), and the signs of stress already abound. Twitter has turned into a squawking citizen’s megaphone, a way to complain to the faceless masses out there on the Internets about a personal offense, poor customer service, or social injustice, all at equal volume.

Social Media feeds are exploding and imploding, with some taking to their feeds to tell their friends and family that they are overwhelmed, discouraged, or angry, while others slink away quietly, all but shuttering their accounts.

While therapists are not advice givers, I thought that it might be helpful to share just a few stress-reducing behaviors that can help you if you’re feeling frazzled and exhausted.

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