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Wheel of Wellness
October 2012

Economic Times

Ponderable Quotes

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.” – Mister Rogers

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stress Test

We all experience stress in our lives, and stress can affect you in many ways. Because stress is so common, it often comes up in conversation, and many ideas about stress are passed around. Some of these ideas about stress are accurate, and some are stress myths. When dealing with stress, the more you understand, the better, so it's best to have all the facts so you can maximize your health.

to take the Stress Myth Quiz

CLICK to take the Stress and Anxiety Quiz

Watch, Listen to these Stress Management Resources

Six Cornerstone Stress Management Techniques

Stress is a part of everyday living. What you do with it makes all the difference! Dr. Jeff Harris, a valued WCU faculty member for 29 years and chair of the Department of Nutrition, specializes in stress management, medical nutrition therapy and counseling techniques, among other vital areas, will teach listeners how to journal for stress management, complete a worry worksheet, practice belly breathing, and write irrational beliefs and rational alternatives. Listeners will also learn the basics of active listening and the power of humorous storytelling. Can we cover it all in 20 minutes? Yes, we can!

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Watch, listen, and learn how to beat the clock before it beats you! Gain the strength and strategies on how to say no; assess ten competencies that are linked to effective time management; learn how to manage information in a way that makes sense; become disciplined in managing interruptions; gain the five strategies that will help you beat the clock; and ask yourself the questions that will help you avoid procrastination. It's a 20 minute webinar you can't afford to miss!  

CLICK to watch the webinar, Clock Tamers: Beat the Clock before It Beats You!

More Stress Tips and Tools

CLICK to learn about 4 easy strategies to reduce and manage stress:

  • Journaling
  • Saying “no”
  • Maintaining hydration
  • Eating a healthy diet

CLICK to read about how to reframe negative stress into a positive force of motivation.

SEAP Article- If You Suffer from Depression

Depression can affect a person in many different ways . "If You Suffer from Depression" provides information on what depression is and how to protect your physical health. .

SEAP is free and available to you and your family 24/7 to help you deal with emotional or family concerns, alcohol or drug abuse, depression and other behavioral health matters, or financial and legal issues. Call 800.692.7459 (TDD 800.842.4306).

You can also learn more about many behavioral health topics by visiting the United Behavioral Health Web site and using “Pennsylvania” as your access code.