Lesson 2 What are common causes and symptoms of stress

Reflection exercise 1: Identify signs of stress

Take a few moments to reflect on these questions:

  • How do I know when I am experiencing stress?
  • What are my stress reactions?
  • What do I do to manage my stress that is already working?
  • What else can I add to my toolbox of coping strategies for managing stress?

Source: This exercise is taken from https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/public/training_guide_ccsubsidystaff_09_0.pdf (National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement)