Responsibility
How to deal with acute stress: Coping Mechanisms

How to deal with acute stress: Coping Mechanisms

Every person faces stress on a daily basis. Sometimes, that stress becomes seemingly overwhelming. In a tragic set of choices, Katie Meyer, a goalie on Stanford University’s Women’s Soccer team, took her own life when confronting her own acute stress. In response, her parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university, blaming them for Katie’s suicide. This story leads to an interesting question: when facing acute stress, do we have coping mechanisms to help us through? In this 4-part series, we discuss four problems with the Meyers’ response and some of the best ways for Warrior Saints to overcome stress. It’s time to get some!

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How to deal with acute stress: Coping Mechanisms

How to deal with acute stress: Responsibility

Every person faces stress on a daily basis. Sometimes, that stress becomes seemingly overwhelming. In a tragic set of choices, Katie Meyer, a goalie on Stanford University’s Women’s Soccer team, took her own life when confronting her own acute stress. In response, her parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university, blaming them for Katie’s suicide. This story leads to an interesting question: when facing acute stress, where do we place responsibility for positive outcomes? In this 5-part series, we discuss five problems with the Meyers’ response and some of the best ways for Warrior Saints to overcome stress. It’s time to get some!

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