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Stress management offers a range of different strategies to help you better deal with stress and difficulty (adversity) in your life. Managing your stress will help you emotionally, mentally, physically, and will increase your overall quality of life. Nearly 1 in 5 American adults say that their mental health has declined since 2020 due to stress.  


What might individuals struggle with if stressed?  

  • Outward anger 
  • Abuse of tobacco, drugs, alcohol
  • Overeating or undereating
  • Fewer social interactions 
  • Less exercise
  • Tiredness
  • Insomnia or issues sleeping 
  • Headaches 
  • Muscle aches 
  • Lower libido
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • ADHD

Below include some tips on how to better manage stress:

  • Recognize what triggers your stress
  • Manage your time 
  • Practice relaxation (yoga, meditation, quiet time)
  • Exercise daily 
  • Set aside time for yourself 
  • Eat well 
  • Get enough sleep 
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs 
  • Talk to someone 

The month of April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress affects everyone at some point and may have a negative domino effect on your mental health. Be sure to prioritize stress management practices in your daily routine. If you or someone you know struggles with stress, talk to a doctor or contact us at Rise Counseling & Diagnostics today to Get Started.


References include:, mayoclinic,, and