Stress is the body’s way of saying, “enough is enough”. No matter how strong you are, it’s easy to buckle down under daily work, health and mental stress. Remember, once your stress levels shoot up, the quality of your life significantly goes down. That is why it is important to alleviate stress even before it hinders your well-being and damages your life permanently. However, several people feel that a few forms of stress are good as they keep the individual on his toes and prevents him/her from being lazy. The advantage of such forms of stress is that they don't make you feel pointless.
Stress is a physiological challenge and it hampers the human body. Our bodies have a sympathetic way of responding to a stressful event, famously known as the 'fight-or-flight response'. During such a response our body produces large quantities of the chemicals, cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline, which trigger a higher heart rate, heightened muscle preparedness, sweating, and alertness. All these factors help us protect ourselves in challenging situations which might add to mental stress.
Stress leads to increase in blood pressure, breathing and pulse rate and also slows down our digestive and immune systems. Let’s fight stress, here are some tension quotes and sayings by famous men. Scroll down to know what these great minds had to say.