Why Stress Is Both Good and Bad

Article from Psychology Today by Angela Grippo Ph.D.

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"Stress. We use that word quite a bit. And for good reason. The American Psychological Association’s Stress in America survey discovered that recent stress levels in the U.S. population are 4.9 on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the highest level of stress. The most common stress sources are money, work, the economy, family responsibilities, and health concerns."

This article answers the questions what is stress and why do we experience it? with five different, surprising facts.

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