scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 246
WHAT IS STRESS Definition Stress- the bodys physical and emotional responsereaction to any change whether positive or negative From a physiological perspective the stress response is actually a biochemical reaction that has been called the fight or flight for response necessary thousands of years ago when the world was full of different kinds of basic survival dangers our bodies still respond the same way even though the stressors or perceived dangers have changed Today the threat of things like job security and personal safety triggers the same kind of response that a tiger triggered in a caveman Distress bad vs Eustress good New evidence reveals that the amount of stress we feel and whether it is good stress or bad stress depend not on the situations we face but how we PERCEIVE REACT to the situations Eutress positive generally occurs when we view a demand as a challenge You feel a sense of commitment an attitude of curiosity and involvement in what is happening You feel in control and believe that you can influence events in your life and are willing to take action Distress negative generally occurs when you view a demand as a threat You feel a sense of alienation frustration andor helplessness You may perceive yourself as the victim of circumstances powerless to influence events in your life
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA