Fear Holds Your Breath.
Did you know that the number 1 most effective tool you have
to calm yourself is to breathe deeply?
So simple, no cost, so effective!
Notice your breath, notice your thoughts, practice this tool to calm yourself.
How Well Do You Prevent Stress? Take These 3 Tests.
People who live longer and feel happier have several things in common. Use these three tests to check yourself, potentially make changes for a best life
Test #1 Stress Prevention
Test #2 DSM-5 Criteria for Substance Use Disorder
Test #3 Best Life Inventory
4 page PDF
Got Stress? Choose Balance. 2 page pdf
The unhealthy response to stress ranges from shut-down and give up--
to speed-up and blow-up!
The healthy stress response embraces the opportunity to learn,
adapt, and problem-solve using coping skills.
Use page 1 to identify your responses
Use page 2 to identify opportunities to cope.
What is Your Coping Strategies Plan? You Decide.
Creating balance, small steps add up.
Use these 20 daily practice to create healthy coping routines,
manage emotions and prevent relapses.
Amy Morin-- Becoming Mentally Strong
In her best selling book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, author and mental health therapist, Amy Morin demonstrates resilient coping skills.
This material compliments her "Becoming Mentally Strong Ted.Talk video #6 located in Depression-Grief Videos on this site.
Shawn Achor Happy Secret to Better Work
This material compliments the Ted Talk video located on this site in Work Stress Videos #1 12 minute Ted Talk by Shawn Achor
Releasing the Past is a Stress Management Tool.
"Anything that's human is mentionable,
and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable.
When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming,
less upsetting and less scary.”
Fred Rogers (aka Mr. Rogers)
Telka's tools, resources and recommendations are not a substitute for mental health treatment or intended to be used as medical care. This site is not intended to diagnose or treat medical conditions or psychiatric concerns. Always consult your own health care professional for the treatment of mental illness.
Report to the nearest emergency room when you have a mental health emergency. Telka does not offer emergency services or crisis intervention. Telka is not a physician, does not prescribe medication.