Reduce Stress

Part 1: What is Stress?

Stress is your response to a stressor such as an environmental condition or a stimulus.  It is your body's method of reacting to a challenge.

Here we have occupational therapist, Gina Shimoda, in a conversation with host, Liana Shannon.  Gina will help you understand stress, how it affects your body and some strategies for dealing with it.


Stress and Stress Management


For reflection...

After you've watched the video, take a few minutes to reflect on the following questions.  Feel free to make some notes.

  • What stood out to you? What surprised you?
  • What will you continue to do to manage your stress?  What will you stop or do differently?


Additional Reading


Stress (Canadian Mental Health Association)

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