Links and Ressources about Stress
The way we think about stress can also have a huge influence on the way it affects us
People who view stress as potentially beneficial are less negatively impacted by adverse life events than people who think stress can only be bad.
Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort
And so I would say that's really the best way to make decisions, is go after what it is that creates meaning in your life and then trust yourself to handle the stress that follows.
Basically chronic stress makes your body continually release cortisol
Normally this hormone keeps inflammation in check, but after a while your cells get burnt out and become less receptive to the hormone.
Inflammation then kind of runs amok.
So many fascinating other videos you might enjoy learning from
TED-ED How stress affects your body - Sharon Horesh Bergquist
If you prefer reading instead of watching a video, here are a few very interesting articles
Chronic activation of this survival mechanism impairs health
How chronic stress changes the brain – and what you can do to reverse the damage (theconversation.com)
Good Stress vs. Bad Stress: What's the Difference? - Verywell Health
Eustress: The Positive Type of Stress, Examples, and More - Healthline
Frontiers | The Influences of Emotion on Learning and Memory.
Adrenaline, Cortisol, Norepinephrine: The Three Major Stress Hormones, Explained
Language Stress And Anxiety Among The English Language Learners
What Is Eustress? A Look at the Psychology and Benefits (positivepsychology.com)