•  Take a deep breath slowly to the count of 10. Exhale the same way. Repeat several times.
  • Practice acceptance. Ask yourself what stresses you have the power to change. Those you cannot you must accept. Remind yourself that even when you have no control over certain situations, your attitude is always within your control. It’s our attitude that shapes our experiences.
  • Appreciate yourself. Think about all the positive things you are able to accomplish each day.
  • Find something humorous and laugh. Laughter helps you relax physically and psychologically.
  • Find something positive in your life to totally focus on for 10 minutes.
  • Sit in total silence for 10 minutes. Close your eyes and visualise yourself in another environment such as your favourite place, at the beach etc.
  • See problems and stressful events as opportunities. Problem solve and grow from them.
  • Analyse your stresses and frustrations. Know your triggers and work on managing them better.
  • Spend 10 minutes listening to soothing music.
  • Spend some time with a person or people who make you feel good about yourself. Share your stressful day or event with a friend or family member.