You can manage the effects of stress on your life when you know how it works and how to channel it effectively. Meditation, breath work, being with nature, engaging in hobbies, doing exercise, and playing sports are some stress-relief practices you can use to capitalize on healthy stress and keep unhealthy stress at bay.
LCL provides resources to help you create your path to health and wellness, stay on course, and bounce back from chronic stress and related issues. Support groups and counseling are available to help you manage conflicting priorities, recover from stressful situations, set boundaries, and rebuild your life. LCL can help you develop self-care techniques and apply stress-management tools to cultivate wellness in your life.
Resources for Wellness
Sand Creek, LCL’s counseling partner, has a website with many articles on stress and stress management in a variety of personal and professional areas. Click on “WorkLifeWellness” and enter the password LCL1.
Center for Spirituality & Healing (U of MN) provides multiple well-being resources, including Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Taking Charge of your Health & Wellbeing.
Nutrition.gov. Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.
Community University Health Care (CUHC) provides medical care, dental care, mental health care, therapy, legal, domestic abuse and sexual assault services and much more—all in one place. Call 612-638-0700 for an appointment or walk-in.