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Never good to let stress rule you

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In dealing with the impact of job loss, one of the more difficult responses you may have to becoming unemployed may be stress. It should be remembered that stress is typically a constant of one's life, and can take many forms.

What is important in the case of how you manage stress associated with job loss is how you deal with it. Stress is not an event; it is your body's non-specific response to an event, in this case job- loss and the various stressors which come with this situation.

Stress

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A Contemporary Look at Stress and Burnout: Clarifying the Nuances. Stress is a part of everyday life. All people experience stress at some point in their lives. It is no longer a question of whether people are stressed, but how much stress they are willing to tolerate. The word stress has many different meanings. However, today's theorists and researchers subscribe to a complex reaction that affects people's physiology, behaviour, thinking and emotions. It arises in situations where people believe that their demands are greater than their abilities to handle those demands.

Stress: Be still, my beating heart

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Be still, my beating heart ; Even when the game is fast and furious, it's best to take it slow

Hockey playoffs and other emotional and psychological stressors really can cause heart attacks and strokes and the irregular heartbeats that lead to them. And you don't even have to be the coach.

I once heard of a man in Winnipeg who died while watching the Grey Cup on television and I'm not sure that the Blue Bombers were even playing.

Work is the cause of most stress

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Do you have any stress in your job?

If your answer to this question is a resounding yes, then welcome to the modern workplace. Stress levels, as determined by patient questionnaires, are rising alarmingly, and are having a major impact on the health of business and individuals. In my 15 years of family practice, where 80% of patient visits were traceable to poorly managed stress, the vast majority of this stress originated in the workplace.

Stress and Cravings

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Stress and Cravings

When the going gets tough, the tough (and not-so-tough) often get hungry. Why that happens has been a mystery.

Although researchers have had clues that there might be some scientific basis for the notion of "comfort food," the precise link between stress and eating has been fuzzy.

Now, scientists have developed a model for a biological link between stress and the drive to eat: Food with lots of sugar, fat and calories appears literally to calm the body's response to chronic stress.

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