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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.

What is burnout and how do I avoid it?

If you're a driven, highly committed, A-type personality who always bites off more than you can chew, then you run a high risk of burnout. But what is it?

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.

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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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.

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