Dr. Kavitha Chunchu, MD, A family medicine physician with The Everett Clinic discusses stress management. People have busy lives - both personal and professional. In order to figure out what is going on and what your triggers are, you may need to take a step back so you can figure out coping mechanisms. It is important to have a solid support system to help share the load. Exercise can help your body deal with stress and developing an overall plan is the best way to keep stress from causing physical and mental affects.