Psychology 60: Stress Management
Reduce – Create a plan to reduce your stress. Chapter #8 from textbook.
The required textbook is Coping with Stress in a Changing World by Richard Blonna, 4th Edition only. Orange cover. McGraw Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-302660-2.
1) Discuss a very specific* and detailed plan using two ideas from the chapter to reduce your stress, or someone else’s stress.
2) As part of your discussion, discuss how your “Stress Reduction Plan” connects to the chapter material by using one quote from the chapter (with page number) to make your point.
3) Discuss one potential barrier (something that could prevent you from enacting your plan), and how you could realistically overcome this barrier.
When – how often, what day(s), what time of day your stress reduction plan will work into your schedule/daily/weekly life.
How – how exactly and realistically you will use the skills from the chapter to make a positive change to help you cope with stress.
What – what will you do to ensure that you stick to your stress reduction plan. This needs to be realistic so that you accomplish your plan given all the barriers that life and schedules inherently have.
Provide unique information, including the quote from the chapter.