Stress: Friend Not Foe

How many times have we heard that stress is bad for us? That we need to try this technique or that exercise in order to lower our stress? That there will be detrimental consequences to living with high levels of stress? 

For years, the negative side effects of stress have been hammered into our minds, over and over and over again. The general public is well aware of the physical and emotional side effects associated with stress; from cardiovascular disease to tense muscles to debilitating anxiety to irritable bowels, the adversities of stress have been incessantly exposed. Basically, we have been told that stress is a silent killer and that eliminating it is the only cure. ...Read More