January 27, 2020: Mental Health Mini-Series — Coping Mechanisms for the Stress of Mograph

Updated: Feb 4



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OPENING TOPICS:

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February 3rd - Jason Poley Guest, 3pm EST. Hit talk: Node '19 | Jason Poley - Simulating Happiness


MAIN DISCUSSION:

What are the biggest stressors for people? Is it time management? Admin work? Actually working on projects?


Coping Mechanisms and Strategies

  • Practice good sleep hygiene.

  • Give yourself regular breaks.

  • Regularly practice self-soothing techniques.

  • Exercise regularly.

  • Maintain a healthy diet.

  • Limit your consumption of alcohol and other mood-altering substances (including sleeping aids).

  • Lowering your expectationsAsking others to help or assist you

  • Taking responsibility for the situation

  • Engaging in problem-solving

  • Maintaining emotionally supportive relationships

  • Maintaining emotional composure or, alternatively, expressing distressing emotions

  • Challenging previously held beliefs that are no longer adaptive

  • Directly attempting to change the source of stress

  • Distancing yourself from the source of stress

  • Viewing the problem through a religious perspective

  • Journaling

  • Meditation

  • Time-Management; Having a routine


Finding a Therapist:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us


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