Unformatted text preview: I was thrown from the car as it left the road. I was later found in a ditch by some stray cows. I was on my way to the doctor with rear end trouble when my universal joint gave way causing me to have an accident. And you thought you had problems!! Humor can go a long way toward relieving stressful situations, but the best strategy is to avoid them in the first place. One indication of how successful you are at avoiding stressors is the stressful thoughts and feelings you have. The scale on the following page identifies the stressful thoughts and feelings you typically experience. Below is a list of problems and complaints that people sometimes have. Read each one carefully. Indicate how much that problem has bothered or distressed you during the past week, including today. Indicate whether it bothered or distressed you not at all, a little bit, moderately, quite a bit, or extremely. Circle one answer for each problem. 65 gre06755_ch06.qxd 4/8/05 4:01 PM Page 65...
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- Fall '11
- Automobile, Walking, Viggo Mortensen, stressful thoughts, insurance company accident