Ten Tips for Effective Stress Management

  1. Familiarize yourself with signs of stress.
  2. Get enough rest, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy diet.
  3. Have a life outside of your job.
  4. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and excessive caffeine.
  5. Draw strength from faith, friends, and family.
  6. Maintain your sense of humor.
  7. Have a personal preparedness plan.
  8. Participate in training offered at your workplace.
  9. Get a regular physical checkup.
  10. Ask for help if you need it.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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