the body's adaptation and response to a demanding situation.
any situation that requires a response from the body
stress from a positive source
stress from a negative source
how one feels about themselves
the broader picture one has of oneself in terms of their goals, values, experience, personality, and accomplishments.
how one feels about themselves and others and how one handles the demands of daily life
real physical disorder brought about by a psychological stressor
stress controlled lifestyle
a way of living that acknowledges the presence of stress, and takes positive, legal steps to reduce the negative effects of these demands on the body
the way in which one chooses to live one's life; includes making choices regarding health
reoccurring or constant illness
the chemical released in the body that creates the physical stress response
small molecules that transmit changes in one's mood and emotions to the rest of the body--especially the digestive system