Topic 1 What is stress?

  • Stress is the body’s natural reaction to change, resulting in physical, emotional, and cognitive reactions. Stress management training can assist you in dealing with change in a healthier manner.
  • Stress is a natural human emotion that affects everyone at some point in their lives. In truth, the human body is built to recognize and respond to stress. Your body develops physical and mental reactions in response to changes or difficulties, which are called stressors.
  • Stress may be beneficial in that it keeps us attentive, focused, and prepared to escape danger. A stress reaction, for example, may help your body work harder and remain awake longer if you have an important test coming up. When stresses persist without reprieve or moments of relaxation, it becomes a problem.