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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Tobacco

Another reason to quit: smoking and tobacco use can cause stress. Some tobacco users believe that smoking is a stress reducer, but the opposite can be true — it can impact your sleep, your body’s ability to fight infection, and your overall health.

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Building a Colorful Tailgate Table

“Goooooo dawgs, sic ‘em, woof, woof, woof, woof!!”

Athens is a completely different town on game days. There are people everywhere ready to cheer on our Dawgs to victory–some who have been in the same tailgate spot for over 20 years and others who are visiting Athens for the first time. But the commonality between all these people is football and great food.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Alcohol & Other Drugs

Have you ever heard that alcohol and other drugs reduce stress, are “an outlet” or “an escape from reality?” The reality is that alcohol and other drugs can create more stress. How? By potentially causing health, impairment, and legal problems.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Time Management

Ever feel overwhelmed with approaching deadlines or anxious about having many things to do and not enough time to do them? While it’s natural to feel that way at times, learning to manage your time and having a plan to help you get organized and set priorities will help ease the stress.

cartoon of Healthy Dawg juggling clocks set at various times
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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Relationships

Starting, maintaining, and ending relationships can all be stressful. Is your relationship stressing you out?

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Sleep

Stress and sleep problems often go hand-in-hand. It can be hard to know how to improve your sleep when you’re stressed and how to reduce stress when you’re having trouble sleeping.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Relaxation

Relaxing your body and mind can help you manage stress and improve your concentration, productivity, and overall well-being. Read on for some helpful techniques!

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Exercise

Physical activity provides immediate stress relief as well as long-term stress management — just 20-30 minutes of walking per day, for example, can give you more energy, help you put things in perspective, improve your sleep, sharpen your mental productivity, and boost your self-confidence.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Attitude

Have you ever noticed how the exact same situation can stress one person out, but not affect another person at all? The difference can usually be explained by how each person thinks about it. Changing the way you think can help you manage stress in your life.

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