6. Empowering yourself through support and self-care


Activity: Sources of stress

Print and complete the life events and daily hassles checklists, which explore stressors you may be experiencing.

Download your copy of these checklists:   Life events checklist (PDF)   Daily hassles checklist (PDF) 

Exposure to stressors can be positive. They can help us grow, learn and function in positive ways. When we have many stressors, however, we are often unable to cope, do not have enough personal resources, feel stressed and have emotional and physical health problems.

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