6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!) ~~ "Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it." --Lauren E. Miller, Adopt Miller's definition of stress - you'll find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, experience less stress overall. 1. Be mindful of how you label things. 2. Erase and replace. 3. Use your imagination. 4. Look at your life as a movie. 5. Revisit what's valuable. 6. Stop by a graveyard.