Develop greater self-awareness and personal stress management abilities by: clarifying the
personal meaning of stress; identifying personal sources of stress; becoming aware of personal
coping strategies; developing new coping strategies; and developing a persona! action plan.
Explore the patterns and barriers that keep us from adapting to change. Move from being
overwhelmed to being in charge, and establishing balance in our lives by using strengths and
finding ways to enhance them.
o Definition of stress
o Source of stress
o Personal coping strategies to mini1nize stress
o Developing new coping strategies
o Creating a personal action plan