Origins of the Stress Response
Your body only has so many resources. If it thinks you are about to be killed from a threat, it isn’t going to try and digest your lunch or help contain a bacteria. It is going to focus all of its resources on the threat. The threat has also evolved over the years. It used to be lions and tigers and bears–OH MY, but now it’s bills, your boss, or that fight you keep reliving in your mind. Your body doesn’t know there isn’t an actual, physical threat, but it response as such. Watch this video to learn more about how to eliminate and manage stressful situations to your stress and get your body working at 100%.