The Stressed Out Life

Posted: January 28, 2015 in Nutrition

More than 75 percent of doctor visits are stress-related. Could stress be to blame for your ailment?

Stress is a normal part of life. Every day you face demands, pressures, and challenges you must deal with. The way your body perceives these stressors and reacts to them determines whether stress is positive or negative.

Positive stress, also called eustress, can be a powerful motivator to reach a goal, stay alert, or avoid danger. Negative stress on the other hand—also known as distress—can control you and affect your physical and emotional well-being when not kept in check.

How do you respond to stressors? Do you see them as challenges to overcome or as challenges overcoming you? What happens when you’re constantly in a state of distress and can’t seem to relax or escape what’s weighing you down? Read on to find out… CONTINUE READING…

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