Centricity is “Centering on” or “Focusing on”
STRESS Warning Signs & Symptoms
Headache, stomachache, sleep disturbances, short temper, difficulty concentrating
Chronic stress can result in anxiety, insomnia, depression, a weakened immune system, obesity, high blood pressure, and heart disease
Self-Care Checklist “Centricity”
Do you overindulge? Put on the happy face? Push yourself beyond limits? Over exhaust?
Or, do you take care of yourself? Rest, Play, Exercise? Forgive?
Do you feel guilty when you take time for yourself?
Remember: Self-care fuels you! Self-care is an act of survival!
Develop effective ways to Manage Stress
Avoid your triggers
When faced with stress…
Positive self-talk “ I think I can, I think I can”
Count your breaths, visualize a calm place
Establish boundaries “Switch it off”