Ways to Cope With Stress
Think about how you could change your responses to stressful situations.
Discuss your problems with a friend or relative. Talking things out will relieve tension, and may lead to a solution.
Eat healthy foods.
Make time for laughter and fun.
Involve yourself in a favorite activity or hobby.
Use a variety of relaxation techniques, including yoga or deep-breathing exercises.
Live in the present. Many causes of stress may come from thinking about the past or worrying about the future.