Muscle Tension Exercise

  1. Flex your arms, shrug your shoulders and tense all the muscles in your upper body
  2. Hold for 10 seconds, then release
  3. Repeat 2 more times

Self Assessment Tools

Take one of our self assessment tools to gauge your level of stress:

ProQOL Questionnaire

Kessler Questionnaire


An initiative of the Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (NSW), the Medical Benevolent Association, the AMA Doctors in Training Group, the Resident Medical Officers’ Associations, the Australian Medical Students’ Association, the Clinical Education and Training Institute and the NSW Employee Assistance Program with funding from the Medical Board of NSW (2009).