Fighting Stress -The Good and Bad of Psychological Pressure

August 25, 2011

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Few people receive formal training on how to manage stress, which may explain why many of us turn to destructive ways of coping.

Although commonly practiced relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation help, they may not be as effective as learning to sidestep potential stressors before they happen.

Receiving training in stress management will make us better at handling the ups and downs of daily life.

scientific american coverThe September issue of Scientific American spotlights the physical and mental toll that stress exerts. Splintered by Stress: The Good and Bad of Psychological Pressure
Source: Scientific American

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