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Eustress makes us grow emotionally (inspiration), psychologically (resilience) and physically (body-building challenge).
Eustress creates excitement, satisfaction, fulfilment, meaning, well-being and the satisfaction of a challenge. It is something positive that is taking us out of our comfort zone. Example: Relocating due to getting a new job in a different city.
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Most of us think of stress as something negative, akin to anxiety.
One can include positive stress by:
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A common misconception is that stress is bad and should be minimized at all cost.
However, depending on the particular stressors and your reaction, stress can be harmful (distress) or beneficial (eustress).
Used effectively, stress can motivate us to accomplish more than we had imagined possible. Stress can jolt us to reach our potential. Without stress, we’d feel rudderless and without purpose.
However, while a little stress can help us stay motivated, chronic stress can leave us irritable, d...
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Acute stress is the type of stress that comes as quickly as it goes. It can throw you off balance to lose your focus momentarily. Examples of situations that trigger acute stress are intense arguments with a loved one or feeling inadequate after a challenging exam.
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