The Causes and Effects of Stress

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“Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”. This is a saying that carries the meaning that one’s beauty is perceived differently through different eyes or different individuals. What may seem beautiful to one person may not be beautiful to another. The same goes for the statement that “Stress is in the eyes of the beholder”. Stress from the perspective of poetry is the emphasis that falls on certain syllables and not others; the arrangement of stresses within a poem is the foundation of poetic rhythm. The process of working out which syllables in a poem are stressed is known as scansion; once a metrical poem has been scanned, it should be possible to see the matter. In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Stress in general is something that is always taken as a bad, negative or deadly issue. Just the word may be enough to set your nerves on edge. Stress is recognized as the number 1 proxy killer disease today. The American Medical Association has noted that stress is the basic cause of more than 60% of all human illness and disease. The truth is, it is something that can actually be altered into something positive. It is up to us whether we would allow stress to pull us down and pull us backwards or we could use stress as a trigger in pushing us forward and lifting us higher. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people may cope with stress more effectively or recover from stressful events quicker than others. There are both healthy & unhealthy

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