Google: Tips for stress management? 1. Meditate. 2. Taking a moment to breathe in your day.
Rose identified stress management as a behavior she wants to work on.
Rose searched up tips for stress management. She decided she needs to meditate daily and found an app to help her meditate. .
Rose is going to meditate daily. She will set up a time and place where she can meditate and schedule meditation into her day. (health-enhancing behavior) She will not make up excuses to not meditate and push back her meditations. (risky behavior)
Am I still stressed?
Rose's husband reminds her that when she is having anxiety, a risk factor, to just take a moment to breath. She identifies emtional self regulation as a protective factor.
After a couple of weeks of meditation she notices her mood has improved and she is more productive!
Rose reflects on her behavior chnage by asking herself: Was I succcessful? Am I still stressed?