Stress in the 21st century is our's today topic. What is it? How does it work and how we can become friends with it? What are the tools and techniques to protect us against destructive effects of stress? Here I start the series of articles with Post 1.
For millions of years, this was a fundamental scheme, or sequence, for human beings: when the stress comes, you have to “fight or flight”; then you get exhausted and hungry; then, again, you have to act and spend time and energy looking for food, and only then you get something to eat.
What is missing in this sequence now, is a physical action. It is a physical action which activates metabolism and elimination of poisons from our body left after stress. Physical activity is also crucial for overcoming stress reactions and recovering of body functions.
Stress has always been a part of our life, and it will always be. BUT it's nature is transforming now from re’current to permanent. But we have to remember that everything new and previously not experienced pushes us into uncomfortable state and courses stres