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Stress is an English term that can be translated as “pressure” or “effort”. According to the review Practical Psychologyused by biologist hans seyle (1936) to indicate the “difficulties of adaptation of a living organism which must withstand stimuli which interrupt its biological rhythms”.

The stress it’s an alarm reactionwhich is expressed with biological and behavioral modifications and it becomes more acute when the stimulation persists over time.



chronic painillnesses that leave you unfit, noise pollution (above 85 decibels) and, of course, environmental conditions.


Exasperated competition, frustrationsfeeling of incapacity (real or perceived) in the face of the tasks requested, excessive work or family responsibilitiessudden changes, continuous repetition of the same actions and economic difficulties.


All events that interfere with personal autonomy, disappointment of aspirationsend of significant relationships, personal and family crisesduels.

This also stems from the need to control

Extreme duty, perfectionism, excessive goals… Instead of letting life flow, we want to control it at all costs: when to work and rest, when to have fun, what time to have sex, eat or go to the gym.

According to the aforementioned medium, “we lead a compartmentalized existence, anchored in imposed values ​​and times, without the possibility of creative expression. And our nature complains about stressing us out.

Contrary to popular belief, It is not the accumulated tension that stresses, but the continuous transition from a state of tension to another of relaxation, from disconnection to engagement: it undermines our defences, weakens us and wears us down. Only we can stop the processthey reliably point out.

Source metroecuador.com

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