Healthy Ways of Coping with Stress

If you recognize that you're stressed, use this list of healthy ways to cope in your daily life.

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James

Healthy Ways of Coping with Stress

  • Take care of yourself
  • Eat healthy, well-balanced meals 
  • Exercise on a regular basis
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Give yourself a break if you feel stressed out
  • Talk to others
  • Share your problems and how you are feeling and coping with a parent, friend, counselor, doctor, or teacher
  • Avoid isolating yourself. Ask questions and find out information on what you are interested in and in the long run, don’t feel bad for asking questions. In the long run it will help you and you will be more confident on where to go when needed.

Recognize when you need more help.

If problems continue or you are feeling down, sad, frustrated, please call us, we will be happy to meet with you and support you.  

Speaking to a counselor can allow you to express your feelings in a safe and confidential. environment.

Elmwood Community Resource Centre @ (204) 982-1720.

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