Stress and the Mind, body & spirit.
The body has an inherent way of reacting to stress by producing adrenaline which gives us our “fight or flight” ability. This allows us to respond effectively to stressful situations and protects us. However persistent stress puts the bodies coping capabilities under pressure and over time, can lead to significant damage and ill health.
The body reacts differently and on many levels to stress;
Individual ability to deal with stress differs. How much a person can tolerate depends on many factors like; what is currently happening in a person’s life, their self-beliefs, support systems in place, past experience of stress and how one coped. Temperament and general disposition is also a factor.