How Do I...?

You've come to the right place. See how we can assist you with the myriad concerns and issues that affect the lives of the MIT community.

How do I manage stress during my work day?

The MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing is pleased to provide employee access to MyStressTools, an online suite of stress management and resilience-building resources that will help you improve your overall well-being, anytime and anywhere, from any device. Learn more.

In addition, the MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing asked MIT employees what they do when they feel stressed at work. Here are some of their ideas.

How do I access the MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing?

Visit the MIT HR Center for WorkLife and WellBeing to explore the different resources and programs available to you as an MIT employee, including MyLife Services.

How do I access MIT GAIN for graduate students?

MIT Graduate Assistance and Information Network (GAIN) is a free and confidential service for all MIT graduate students and their household members. It connects you to specialists who can help you with: 

  • consultations, research, and referrals related to finding a lawyer or a financial planner, and
  • help with relocation, child care, pet care, moving services, home repair and cleaning services, fitness programs and trainers, and anything else on your to-do list.

You can use the services anytime and anywhere, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: call 844-MIT-GAIN (844-648-4246).