What neuroscience teaches us about stress and its management.
Stress is part of our daily lives and seldom occupies our day, we cannot completely avoid it. Living without stress is an illusion that motivational books successfully sell us. Stress plays an important role and is an adaptive response of our nervous system to the challenges we experience. However, if we experience it for a long time, it turns into chronic stress and affects our physical and mental health and performance. So how do we get our own biochemistry under control to prevent the fatal consequences of chronic stress? Together we will look at what is happening in our brain and body as we experience different types of stress and learn to keep ourselves under greater control.