Stress is a constant presence in everyday life. At moderate levels, stress can serve as a motivator, but it is not always so innocuous. For people with post traumatic stress, generalized anxiety disorder, and other stress-related disorders, it can be crushing. However, with the right approach, you can mitigate the negative effects of your stress response. Here are some stress facts that may help.
There is such a thing as good stress.
Despite the bad rap stress tends to get, it isn’t always a bad thing. There are two types of stress: eustress and distress. The type of stress we are most familiar with is distress, which is defined as something unpleasant, causing anxiety or concern.