Stress Relievers

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School
School Counseling Department


Try some of these stress relieving activities...

Engage in creative arts
Talk to a family member, friend, or counselor
Journal or create poetry
Make time for fun
Volunteer and help others
Smile or laugh
Play with your pet
Engage in hobbies
Listen to music
Eat right
Watch a favorite movie or television show
Take a restful nap
Exercise or practice yoga
Participate in sports
Watch a sunset
Practice meditation, breathing, and other relaxation techniques
Give and get hugs regularly
Think positively
Look at challenges differently
Stay organized
Set realistic goals
Prepare for tests early

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