#Stress Management Strategies ========================= Avoid Caffeine! :-It may aggravate anxiety, insomnia, nervousness. Etc. Avoid Alcohol and drugs! :-The may add to headaches, impair coping mechanism, and add to depression. Get at least 7hrs of sleep nightly. Take a warm bath or shower! Go for a walk! Get in touch! Spend time with a friend /relative. Spend time each day with at least one relaxation technique. Talk to some one! Accept that there are events that you can not control! Every day Exercise! Be assertive instead of aggressive!