Instructional Video


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Reframe your thinking about stress! The narrator of a short video suggests viewers consider stress responses as normal and natural. With this new mindset, people can then choose how to respond to stress and develop techniques for how to manage it.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Follow the video with an activity in which viewers brainstorm a list of stressors teens often face and suggestions for coping strategies
  • Post in the classroom a list of the contact information for on-campus and community support services
Classroom Considerations
  • The new mindset will take practice; therefore, before high stress activities like tests practice short mindfulness exercises like deep breathing or meditation
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • The video focuses on the benefits of thinking about stress response as helpful
  • Supporting documents are provided for using this video in junior high and high school classrooms
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