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Manage Your Stress

Stress is the physical or mental response to external stressors that cause tension in our bodies. While not all stress is bad, long-term stress can have harmful impacts on your physical and mental health.

Stress Management Resources

The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS10)

The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) is a classic, and popular stress assessment tool, that can help us understand how different situations impact our stress levels. When answering these 10 questions, think about your experiences over the last month.

The best approach is to answer quickly, go with your gut reaction to the estimated number of times you felt a certain way.

Disclaimer: The scores on the following self-assessment do not reflect any diagnosis or course of treatment.

Stress Tracker Downloadable Guide

A stress tracker is a tool that can be helpful for someone with struggles with stress.

By becoming more aware of how often we feel stressed, and which actions reduce those feelings, we can better manage our stress and promote positive mental health and personal wellbeing.

Stress Busters Webinar

Our Care Team presented Stress Busters, a virtual session on managing stress and preventing burnout. You can view the on-demand recording at any time.

Kris and Kimberly discuss healthy ways to cope with stress, as well as, how to get proper care and support to reduce stressful feelings and symptoms.

Stress Management Coaching Session

Life is too short to live it stressed out. Whether your PSS score is high, or you need help formulating a stress management plan, you don’t have to shoulder the burden of stress alone.

You can schedule a complementary health coaching session as part of your health benefit program. Schedule your 45-minute session today.

Interested In More?

Read our companion blog article: 5 Stress Management Tips to Implement This Year.

When you are experiencing stress, it is essential to take extra care of your body. You can implement these 5 stress management tips today to reduce its effects on your health.