One important way to manage stress in your life is to have strong social support. Having a supportive friend or group of friends provides many stress management benefits. However, having no significant person you can talk to about stress can put you at increased risk for burnout. So the question is:
- Learn about the stress management benefits of social support.
- Find out how to cultivate a group of supportive friendships.
- Being a good listener is important, too. Discover the secrets of being a good listener.
- A therapist can be a very supportive and knowledgeable resource. Learn more about the types of professional help available.