What Is Stress?

People have very different ideas with respect to their definition of stress. Probably the most common is, “physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension”. Another popular definition of stress is, “a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize.”

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Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.

Viktor E. Frankl

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.

Friedrich Nietzshe

When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.

Viktor E. Frankl

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