This page outlines resources available to students that will help you manage your stress levels and stay healthy. Please contact the Academic Success Center to meet with an Academic Consultant if you believe we can help you!
Thielen Health Center: Your Iowa State University full-service provider of health care for students.
Student Counseling Services: Your primary mental health agency on the Iowa State University campus.
Recreation Services: Maintaining physical activity will help your mind stay active and alert. Check out the numerous recreation resources available to students.
Stress Management: This handout provides a basic outline of stressors and indicators of stress. Use this information to recognize the stress in your life, or to help a stressed-out friend.
How to Put More Stress In Your Life: Are you too relaxed? Sorry, this handout is not for you. This information is intended to help students identify behaviors which are putting too much stress in their lives. (Based on information from Bell Laboratories)
Procrastination-10 Ways to "Do it Now": This handout outlines how students commonly procrastinate, and methods for addressing procrastination. (Source: Kent Yamauchi)
Quick Relaxation Techniques: Looking for a quick break from stress or your busywork? These nine strategies can be used almost anywhere or anytime you feel tension. Also helpful during testing!
Stress Quiz: This is not a scientific measure of stress, but taking this quiz should give you an idea of the urgency with which you should seek professional assistance. (Based on information from the Boston University Medical Center)
10 Ways to Stay Mentally and Physically Healthy: Short, reflective suggestions to inspire!