Here’s How To Establish Healthy Stress Habits Before It’s Too Late
Learn how to harness the power of stress
It may not always seem like it, but stress is one of the greatest gifts we have. It’s a motivator, a source of strength and a survival instinct that pushes us beyond what we often perceive as the limit of our capabilities.
Failing to properly harness, manage and cope with that stress, however, can serve to damage careers, personal relationships and even health and well-being.
“Stress is sometimes called ‘the biology of courage,’ and that set of physiological responses can make us courageous, like the mother that lifts a car off of her kid,” says Laurie Cameron, the founder and CEO of PurposeBlue, a mindful leadership consulting firm. “It’s sort of counterintuitive, because there’s been so much writing and hype and idiomatic expression in our society about how stress is bad, but it’s all about how we relate to the events that create the stress response in the body.”
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