• Get enough rest.
  • Practice good nutrition.
  • Exercise.
  • Spend at least 10 – 15 min. outside in the sun.
  • Limit alcohol, cigarettes, and other drugs.
  • Build your self-esteem by doing things that positively impact others.
  • Enjoy the beauty of nature or art (it can help reduce stress and lower blood pressure).
  • Practice stress management strategies.
  • Make time for contemplation and appreciation.
  • Strive for balance by making leisure time a priority.
  • Cultivate your real world relationships.
  • Seek out happy people.
  • Replay happy memories.
  • Volunteer with an organization you believe in.
  • Discover your strengths and find meaningful ways to use them.
  • Work on building effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Identify the sources of stress in your life and work to lessen them.
  • Learn how to say “no.”
  • Let go of anger and resentment. Learn to forgive.
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