Stress is an everyday occurrence. Stress happens from the moment that obnoxious alarm goes off in the morning until our heads hit the pillow. In fact, stress is necessary to grow and flourish. All of man's major inventions (fire, shelter, the computer) comes from stress, physical or mental, and the desire to deal with it. Even though stress is a necessary part of life, extreme and prolonged stress can have negative consequences on our bodies. During this unit we will be understanding the physiology behind stress in our bodies and learn about ways to prevent and reduce the effects of stress.
Read the following two websites for the "You Are What You Eat" page in your stress management booklet