Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion Updated 06 October 2015 Stress response Some days even the smallest thing can push us over the edge, causing us to erupt like angry volcanoes. But, next time you want to do this, ask yourself if your response is out of balance and evaluate the situation as follows: Look at a stressful event on a 10-point scale, with nine or 10 being a serious physical disease or a life-threatening situation. Next, rate your emotional reaction from one to 10. If the source of stress merits a two and your emotional reaction is a five or six, you’re having a R6 response to a R2 problem. Once you know that, ask yourself if this will really matter in three years, three months or three weeks. Chances are, the answer is no. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 3 random things that can mess with your mammogram results Lifestyle How a genetically skinny guy can build muscle Medical How to know if your cough is something serious Medical Constipation? How a simple step may help Medical The dangers of undiagnosed asthma Diet and nutrition 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.