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Stress Management Resource

Our lives can have many different sources of stress, but many of them can be managed through simple exercises at home. Many times we can't change the stress, but we can change our response to it.

This resource offers a collection of exercises and audio recordings to help you reduce stress and find a healthier, happier balance.


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Relaxation Articles from Dean Providers

  

Tools/Strategies

Anger Management

Grief Management

Biofeedback

Meditation - It's Not
What You Think

Social Support

Time Management

Specific Resources

For Children and Teens

For Older Adults

For the Professional

Headaches

Sleep Issues

Healthy Behaviors

Alcohol Abuse

Stress and Caffeine

Exercise and Fitness

Nutrition

Smoking


Transcripts

Three-Minute Relaxation Exercise — Recorded by Philip Bain, MD

Calming Exercise — Recorded by Janice Cain, PhD

Relaxation for the Child — Recorded by Janice Cain, PhD

Relaxing without Tensing — Recorded by Janice Cain, PhD


Helpful Resources

Understanding and Managing Stress

Financial Stress / Losing a Job / Workplace Stress

Sleep Suggestions

Smoking / Alcohol / Caffeine

Headaches

Nutrition / Exercise & Fitness

Exercise: Rev Up Your Routine to Reduce Stress (from Mayo Clinic)

Exercise Can Help Reduce Stress (from Ace Fitness)

Nutrition.gov

WebMD BMI Plus Calculator — Another website that helps you calculate BMI and calories needed to stay fit. Also, use the BMI calculator at right!

Anger Management

Biofeedback

Technology Suggestions

10 Stress-relieving Apps for iPad

20 Best Smartphone Apps to Manage Stress

Brain Wave ($2 on Apple)

Mayo Clinic Insomnia Wellness Solutions App ($ 25 on Apple)

Mindfulness Meditation App ($ 2 for Apple)

Panic Attack Aid App

Pzizz Sleep ($6 on Apple) or Pzizz, the Insomnia Solution, for Android Users ($ 5.69)

Simply Being App ( $1 for Apple, Android and Blackberry)

Universal Breathing-Pranayama-Free (free for Apple) and Pranayama-Free (free for Android users)


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Dean's Behavioral Health Providers

The following behavioral health providers specialize in stress reduction, and have been instrumental in the creation of this resource.

Please click their names to learn about their medical specialties and how to make an appointment.

Janice Cain, PhD
Maria Graf, PhD
Paul Greblo, PhD
Emily Hauck, PhD
Jody Klumb, LCSW
Jean McCormick, LCSW
William Stewart, PhD

Visit Our Meditation Room

Many people use meditation to help reduce stress and tension, but studies suggest meditation may help ease symptoms of physical and mental conditions. Even just a few minutes a day can help.

Have a moment to recharge in Dean's Meditation Room?