Strength
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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Play to Your Strengths

Play to Your Strengths

The American Revolutionaries were outmanned and outgunned against their British counterparts. If they engaged in conventional warfare, the United States of America might look very different than it does today. Instead of doing battle in obligatory manners, the American militia used new and strange tactics to win the battles of Lexington and Concord. By so doing, they played to their strengths and were able to secure their Independence. Can Warrior Saints do the same thing in our lives? You bet. It’s time to get some!

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