5 reasons why prioritising stress management will liberate your capacity for success!

Updated: Mar 23, 2019

Thrivhers - Mastering Your Stress Management

Like it or not, stress is part of everyday life. We are all vulnerable to it in one way or another and no one is immune.

The extent to which we experience stress will vary, depending on our lifestyle and to some extent, our physiological predisposition – but what exactly is it?

Essentially, stress is our body’s response to external pressures. Historically, it was a survival mechanism - the “fight or flight” reaction we experience when faced with a demanding or threatening situation. In the modern world, it can be caused by anything from deadlines to confrontations, travelling, new situations or even just being caught in traffic!

Physically, when faced with a stressor, we experience a surge of hormones such as adrenaline, cortisol and norepinephrine, which in turn cause a rapid increase in our energy levels. This actually helps us effectively to deal with whatever challenge or difficulty we are facing -