Your Brain on Stress and Anxiety

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Stress is the way our bodies and minds react to something which upsets our normal balance in life. Stress is how we feel and how our bodies react when we are fearful or anxious. Some level of stress has some upside to mind and body function to enable us to react in a positive way. Too much stress though, is both harmful to the body and our performance. How much is too much? Well, that depends… on you and how you respond.

This video explains in physiological and neurological terms how our brain responds to the stimuli which trigger an anxiety response so that you are equipped to deal appropriately with anxiety.

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This video examines in detail how the brain deals with stress. It’s a great overview.

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21/07/2018

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