Stress is everywhere and chances are you can’t escape it. What you can do is recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and learn how to cope effectively. Visit the following websites for tips and tools on how you can deal with life’s challenges.
Manage Your Stress
One of the best ways to deal with stress is to incorporate healthy eating and activity into your life. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada has brought together many tips, tools and resources for managing and controlling stress in your life.
Life Change Stress Test
This interactive tool gauges your stress level based on the number of life changes you have had recently. You will get an estimate of your current stress level and the likelihood that you will have health problems due to stress in the next 12 to 18 months.
Check Up From the Neck Up
This simple, online, private, mental health check-up can identify some symptoms of common mood disorders so you can get help if you need it. You can also learn more about mood disorders on this site and find resources to help yourself, your family members, or friends.