If you follow my blog regularly, you know that I am an advocate of coping skills that can help you to solve problems in your life and function in a healthy and consistent way. In order to cope well, you must know how to handle stress.
As I was recently reading articles online, I came across a particularly good one that was published by the Mayo Clinic. For those of you who are not familiar with it (though this is not an endorsement or advertisement), The Mayo Clinic has long been a leader in providing health services to the public. Check out this terrific and practical article about the value of asserting yourself, and learn how asserting yourself can lower your stress level.