The Bridge: Stress Management

What is Stress?

  • A person’s physical and emotional response to change, whether change is positive or negative.
  • Stress requires an adjustment or response.
  • You can experience stress from your environment, your body or your thoughts.
  • The human body is designed to experience stress and react to it.
  • Stress can be positive, keeping us alert, motivated, and ready to avoid danger.
  • Even positive life changes such as a promotion, a mortgage, or he birth of a child produce stress.
  • Stress becomes negative when a person faces continuous challenges without relief or relaxation between stressors. As a result, the person becomes overwhelmed, and stress-related tension builds.

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March 16, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in The Bridge