Stressors (work demands, lack of sleep, shift work, training, inadequate nutrition, etc.) can prevent people from progressing towards their goals.
Unfortunately we live in a world where a perfect stress-free environment is almost impossible to create. So the goal becomes to create a lifestyle that allows you to do the best with the hand you’ve been dealt.
Constant high levels of stress can lead to all sorts of problems.
First let’s take a step back though and consider our response to stress.
In the above video I discuss my thoughts on:
- Acute stress & hormesis
- Chronic stress & the HPA system
- Is high cortisol your problem?
- The 4 key areas of focus for limiting stress exposure