Stress : A Psychological And Physical Response Of The Body That Occurs

1502 Words Aug 23rd, 2015 7 Pages
What is stress? Stress can either drive you crazy or challenge you to achieve your accomplishments. To actually define stress you can look it up in the dictionary. “A psychological and physical response of the body that occurs whenever we must adapt to changing conditions, whether those conditions be real or perceived, positive or negative. Although everyone has stress in their lives, people respond to stress in different ways. Some people seem to be severely affected while others seem calm, cool, and collected all the time. Regardless, we all have it. It 's also important to note that there are two types of stress, Eustress (good stress) and Distress (not so good stress)” (Stress). To understand stress, is what intrigues many psychologists. There are many factors that all play key roles in understanding ones cause of stress. Their current lifestyle, gender, age, religion, traumatizing events, and the loss of loved ones are all matters to take into consideration to truly understand stress. While stress plays a role in my life I take more of the calm and collective approach. I have dealt with many stressful situations in my past. I now tend to be more optimistic with any situation that arises, I look for the positive side because it is not only less stressful, but; it’s more rewarding at the end of the day to know that you can overcome daily struggles and challenges just by changing your mindset to a positive outlook.
There are many studies that refer how stress impacts daily…

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