Chronic Eustress

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With all the benefits from stress it is hard to find a downside to stress, but there is one. Chronic stress that lasts for weeks and months can cause serious health risks. Acute stress that lasts for hours provides the boost in traits that many people thrive off of. Acute stress has been classified as eustress for its beneficial qualities. Eustress can also help you enter a state of “flow,” a heightened sense of awareness and complete absorption into an activity, according to research from psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
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