How do you handle stress? It is not healthy to keep stress in. It builds up and can affect your mood and your school work. Here are some ideas: *Exercise. Regular exercise is one of the best ways to manage stress. *Write or draw. It is helpful to write about the things that are bothering them. *Let feelings out. Talk about them, shout about them, get them out. *Do something fun. *Learn ways to relax. Do some mindfulness activities or yoga. *Laugh. When you are doing school work and you feel stressed, take a brain break. Stretch, close your eyes, get a glass of water, or squeeze something to let it all out. Stress Ball To make a stress ball, get a balloon and some rice. Using a funnel, fill the balloon with rice and tie it. When you are feeling stressed, you can squeeze it with all your might. Let it out!