When Stress Is Good

By MH Staff – Posted on 19th November 2013

Article link – http://www.mh.co.za/health/when-stress-is-good/

The much-maligned “S” word will make you more focused and resilient if you know how to control it. Here’s how to turn hair-raising frustration into bankable productivity.

“It’s a mistake to run away from your stress completely. It’s there to keep us activated and engaged,” says Redford Williams, a professor of behavioural medicine at Duke University, North Carolina. “If you’re never stressed you can’t rise to the occasion and you won’t be motivated or effective.” The trick is to locate the sweet spot between indifference and outright meltdown. Brace yourself, because it’s time to set your stress dial for optimal performance.

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