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Feeling Stressed Often? This Article is for You!

Posted on August 2, 2016

  Stress; everyone has it, everyone complains about it, and everyone feels the brunt of it. We have heard many people complaining, “I can’t take this stress anymore” or “this is too stressful.” However, how many of us actually take charge of this silent killer?   Defining stress is not easy. It affects different people in different ways. Some people are better equipped to handle stress than others do. In the rare event of a threat, humans instinctively have aRead More

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‘Fight’ or ‘Flight’?

Posted on August 1, 2016

  Your body is the most fascinating machine. Its reaction to a stressor is called the ‘fight or flight’ syndrome. This is best explained by the General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) model by Hans Selye.   He explains it as a three step process:   The Alarm Stage The minute your body senses the presence of a stressor, signals are sent to your brain about the stressor. The brain consists of many parts, one part called the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus thenRead More