Mentally Awake – Stress Control

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60 Stress Busters For Scouters

This article will you instruct you on:

  • How to tell if you may be on the road to burnout
  • Sixty mental, physical, emotional, organizational, personal, spiritual, and diversionary Stress Busters that you can use to control your stress levels
  • Easy first steps that you can take to burnout-proof your life

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The Troop Bully

Is there a Scout intimidating someone in your unit? Here’s how to stop the troop bully. Read more.


Watch and Listen


Unwind in No Time with Dr CK Andrade: The Quick Stress Buster

Dr. Carla-Krystin (CK) Andrade, PhD, PT (Unit Commissioner- Pacific Skyline Council / Discovery District) shows us in this video some positive ways to deal with stress via the Quick Stress Buster.





Tip Sheet – Stop Teen Stress In Its Tracks!

Teen stress kills.  Isn’t that a bit dramatic? We know that the teen years are often difficult as youth grapple with changing bodies and identities and the inevitable hormone surges. But teen stress as a killer, really? Let’s take a closer look at teen stress and how it affects youth.  Then let’s consider the things that we can do to help prevent and reduce stress-related problems in the youth in our units. Read more.


Tip Sheet – Effects of Teen Stress

Like it or not, psychosocial stress is a part of life. Contrary to popular belief, stress is not necessarily bad for us. Challenges and demands that teens believe that they can manage effectively can be stimulating and add to their enjoyment of life. Read more