What is stress?

What is stress?

The definition of stress can mean different things to different people.  Many people have different feelings about it and have many causes for it as well.  It is hard to pin point just what stress is, but is something that can affect the body and the mind of...
Can stress trigger diseases?

Can stress trigger diseases?

Stress is defined as the non-specific response of the body to any demands made upon it. Everyday, in every walk of life, we come across stress. As much as people wish for a stress free life, such a task would be impossible to achieve. Stress is a part and parcel of...
MINDFULNESS AND CBT TO PREVENT STRESS

MINDFULNESS AND CBT TO PREVENT STRESS

Meditation is not only a fantastic tool, it’s also great way to practice being more aware of your own thoughts and feelings, such that you can then take full control of them. This brings us to the concept of CBT – or cognitive behavioral therapy. CBT is essentially a...
COMBATING STRESS WITH MEDITATION

COMBATING STRESS WITH MEDITATION

While all these changes can help, there is one thing that is more powerful than any other tool when it comes to combating stress: meditation. Meditation is something a lot of people don’t fully understand. There is the assumption among some that meditation is somehow...
HOW TO MANAGE NORMAL STRESS

HOW TO MANAGE NORMAL STRESS

Just understanding these factors, you can hopefully see that stress isn’t a ‘bad thing’ necessarily: rather it is a useful and required part of a normal, healthy, functioning body. In fact, as we’ve discussed, a little stress is necessary in order to help you feel...

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