#I am so stressed!# There#s a phrase we hear all the time # one we use quite often, as well. Stress is, simply put, the way we react physically, mentally and emotionally to various conditions, changes and demands in our lives.
Some stress is considered positive stress. It challenges us to be creative and resourceful. Stress motivates us to do our best. However, when we encounter so much stress that becomes overwhelming, negative stress sets in and can increase our risk for physical and mental illness.
Managing stress can make a difference in our physical and emotional well being. But don#t #stress# # you don#t have to transform into some type of heath guru to see benefits. Just a few simple techniques can make a big difference in the way you manage stress.