We are currently facing an epidemic of chronic disease, like never seen before. There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that many of these diseases are lifestyle related, and that stress plays an important role. 2,882 more words
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Most occupations have their stress points, and therapy and counselling are no exception. Sitting with clients while they talk about their lives, particularly if you find yourself tired and drained at the end of the day, can take its toll. 379 more words
Isn’t it annoying that the body reacts to stressors the same way it did in prehistoric times?!
So, that big presentation you have or that fast-approaching deadline you must meet is the same physical reaction as if you were getting ready to run away from a bear. 347 more words
I’ve viewed stress as an enemy for quite some time (both professionally and personally), but after seeing an interesting TED video by Kelly McGonigal who is a pyschologist at Stanford and reading the current research, I’m now rethinking the whole thing too. 204 more words