Category Archives: Stress

General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) When a person experiences stress, the brain responds by initiating 1,400 different responses including the dumping of a variety of chemicals Read more…

There are many causes of stress. Some are external pressures such as a high profile job while others are internal such as anxiety to be Read more…

During a fight or flight response the body automatically prepares itself to fight or flee a threatening situation. The threatening information enters the brain through Read more…

Major life events that occur in an individual’s lifetime such as death of a loved one, pregnancy, divorce or redundancy all cause stress. Stress, if Read more…

Stress can often originate from sources we hardly ever associate with it Imagine that you just bought your dream car. It is that Jaguar. You Read more…

Relationship stress can arise between any number of interpersonal relationships including; spouses, co-workers, parents and children, friends and even complete strangers. Relationship stress and problems Read more…

Stress can affect children just as much as adults. Stress usually arises if a child is putting themselves under too much pressure or if they Read more…

As people age, the process of neurogenesis the formation of new neurones decreases. As a result, older people suffer from memory loss and have more Read more…

In prehistoric times, stress was a short-term answer to a physical threat. In modern times, rather than a physical threat, the pressures of everyday life Read more…

Women often try juggling many different tasks and personas at once, they may be struggling to make progress at work, while trying to be the Read more…

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