Four Useful Acronyms To Deal With Stress Management And Anxiety




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1. STOP 
Stop what you are doing, put things down for a minute.

Take a breath.  

Observe your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. 

Proceed with something that will support you in the moment – E.g.  talking to a friend, going on a walk…

2. RELAX

Recognize that you are actually stressed out. 
Exercise to divert your thoughts, and to release all the tension and negative emotions that come with stress.
Letting Go - separate the necessary from the unnecessary. Not all things are worth stressing over. Moreover, nothing is permanent in this world.
Xtra sleep – sleeping gives your mind and body some rest. Sleeping may also help you form new ideas as your subconscious works while you rest. 

3. AWARE
Accept the anxiety. Don’t try to fight it.
Watch the anxiety. Notice on your feeling, and your breathing. Just breathe it out.  
Act normally.  
Repeat the above steps in your mind if necessary.
Expect the best. 

4. STAMP
Stay away from bullies, Tell someone, Avoid bad situations, Make friends, and Project confidence.



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