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In Stress and Coping

Do you know the fear that might hold you back in life?

As a human being, definitely, you have some sort of fears. Whether your fear is related to your relationships, career or discomfort you need to be acknowledged that you cannot reach your goal. In fact, many of you work hard to prevent yourselves from ever feeling anxious. And if you fail to cope with the situation, it’s more likely, you may develop depression. Your efforts to keep yourself comfortable inadvertently backfire. You live boring, safe life that allows you to…

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Stress slows your reaction to danger increasing vulnerability

Do you know that suffering stressful events may compromise your body’s perception of new threats or danger? The recent study perfomed by a team of researchers at the New York University challenged a long-held notion that stress keeps the body on high alert. The researchers have suggested that while predicting potential threats in the environment is crucial for survival, it remains equally important to prime the body into a flexible state where stress responses can be effectively controlled when new sources of…

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Three tips for listening to anger

Have you ever wondered why you get angry? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, … emotions are, in essence, impulses to act, the instant plans for handling life that evolution has instilled in us. Goleman argues that anger causes blood to flow to your hands, making it easier for you to strike an enemy or hold a weapon. Your heart rate speeds up and a rush of hormones, including adrenaline, to create a surge of energy strong enough to take “vigorous action.”…

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