The University of Cincinnati's research on perceived happiness shows that many college students are stressed out and aren't coping.
Immediate Actions for Stress:
1. Stop, pause and breathe - count down from 10.
2. See the bigger picture Contact a friend - talk about things.
Long-Term Actions for Stress:
1. Diet and Exercise - lower stress levels.
2. Daily "me time" - as little as 10 minutes a day helps.
Remember to H.A.L.T. - Hunger, Anger, Loneliness, Tiredness
Low 'happiness' levels
High 'stress' levels
Low 'emotional closeness' to others
61% reported high stress
72% reported not using stress-management techniques