Tuesday, January 2, 2018

New year, old stress?

How Do You Deal With Unhealthy Stress?
by Don Ingwerson

Many feel that stress is a leading cause of a wide variety of health problems, and research indicates that as many as 75 to 90% of all doctor visits are for stress-related issues. Yet what might create an unhealthy physical or mental condition for one individual might be health-giving to another who may see the same stressful situation as a challenge, offering the opportunity for achievement.

So how can stress impel a change for good instead of causing havoc to health? It may have quite a lot to do with how we think of our needs – and how these needs motivate our actions.