Stress Busters

by Jeff Justice, CSP

SEVEN Instant Stress Busters:

  1. The Bart Simpson Maneuver
    See your situation as your favorite sitcom or cartoon character would handle it.
  2. Life Gives You Lemons Make LemonadeReframing
    Use humor to turn a negative into a positive.
  3. Flow changers
    If you’re given lemons make lemonade.
  4. Internal humor
    Treat them like they just left a mental institution. Lots of understanding.
  5. Take a humor break
    Go listen to a funny tape or read something that makes you laugh
  6. Joke hotline
    Form a group you can call when you’re stressed out to hear a quick joke and pick your spirits up.
  7. Don’t tighten up, lighten up!
    Look for the funny side of life.

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