Planning Ahead in Mind
Too much to do? Plan ahead!
Stressful times are sometimes unavoidable. Planning ahead can help us cope better.
Learn to say 'no'
It's easy to keep saying 'yes' - especially to friends and family.
You can't do everything and look after yourself. Be realistic about how much spare time and energy you have.
Politely say 'no' if taking new stuff on means:
- less time to sleep or eat
- less time for exercise or relaxation
- cutting time with your family
- missing out on friends or fun
Hard times ahead
If you know you have extra responsibilities coming at work or at home: