College life can be very stressful. Do you have the skills you need to both cope with that stress and know when to get help?
A number of resources are available to help you understand and manage your stress levels. Some examples include the following:
Stress Management, Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic provides on overview of stress and outlines ways you can manage with it.
Managing Stress: A Guide for College Students, University Health Center, University of Georgia
There is no doubt that many college students feel stress. We may know we have stress when we experience it, but what is it exactly?
How to Deal with Student Burnout, College Info Geek
Students with demanding schedules often end up burning out after long periods of constant stress. Today, we'll figure out what causes student burnout, and how you can avoid it.
How to make stress your friend, Kelly McGonigal, TED Talks
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
Ryerson Students Talk: Stress Management and Self-Care, RU Student Life
They asked students what's really stressing them out, and what "mental wellbeing" means to them.