Expand your stress management toolkit by mastering these four strategies for coping with stress: avoid, alter, accept, and adapt.
When we feel the effects of stress weighing us down, it’s like lugging a backpack that’s becoming heavier by the minute. Too much stress can make our journey through life difficult.
Happy events, such as a wedding, as well as unhappy events, such as overwork, can cause stress. When your stress level exceeds your ability to cope, you need to restore the balance by reducing the stressors or increasing your ability to cope or both. Try using one of the four A’s: avoid, alter, accept or adapt.
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