Many aspects of life at grad school may cause stress. One big stressor is trying to keep on top of the huge workload, which includes a never-ending pile of documents to read. Therefore, improving your reading skills, both speed and comprehension, might be one way to reduce your stress.
RELAX & Have Guilt-Free Play²
For more information on stress management, go to the Graduate Student tab and download the module "Managing Your Stress at Graduate School".
² An excellent book outlining the importance of guilt-free play is Neil Fiore’s 2007 book, The NOW Habit: A strategic program for overcoming procrastination and enjoying guilt-free play.