Category Archives: Stress

As Hans Selye wrote, ‘With­out stress, there would be no life’, it has also been argued that distress can cause disease while stress can sometimes Read more…

People respond to different levels and specific types of stress differently. Something that may be stressful for one person may not cause problems for another. Read more…

A combination of long hours, demanding colleagues, a difficult boss and a lack of gratitude are all common contributing factors to workplace stress. Workplace stress Read more…

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…

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