Managing Excess Stress
Deployment can be a time of extra stress for you as you deal with change and more demanding situations. You now carry most of the burden of keeping things going and maintaining day-to-day tasks.
This stress may interfere with your ability to manage life at your best level. Understanding stress and our reactions to it is a good first step to finding effective ways to manage the challenges of deployment. Using stress management strategies can help you feel both physically and emotionally stronger as you progress through deployment and as you face any of life’s challenges. Start the Module.
Put it into Practice:
- Guided Imagery Exercise
- Hunt the Good Stuff Worksheet
- Managing Excess Stress Take Action
- Perceived Stress Scale
- Pleasant Event Worksheet
- Stress Diary Worksheet
- Stretching and Music
Evaluate Module 9