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Stress

Naturally beat exhaustion

Exhaustion season is upon us, and in just over a month most of us will be knee-deep in last-minute travel plans, cocktail parties and sweltering days preparing Christmas puds and keeping kids entertained.

The symptoms of stress

Take a look at the symptoms of the acute fight-or-flight stress reaction and the effect of long-term, unmanaged stress.

What is stress?

Have you ever wondered whether certain people or personalities are more susceptible to stress? It seems that no one type of person is more at risk than another.

Can poor nutrition contribute to stress?

When it comes to stress, we tend to only consider external factors as possible reasons. However, have you considered that poor nutrition could be a trigger for stress?

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What types of stress exist?

Have you ever wondered whether there were different types of stress? Well there are. Stress is classified according to three types.

What exactly is stress?

Stress is the physiological, psychological, emotional and behavioural response of a person seeking to adapt and adjust to internal and external pressures or demands.

Understanding stress

Before you can start learning how to manage your stress, you should have a sound understanding of what stress is and how you react to it.

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