Who has their hand raised the highest? Everyone experiences stress at some point but our brains were not designed to tolerate chronic stress. "Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes (TED ED Chronic Stress via You Tube)." Watch the 4-minutes video below regarding the science behind our need to reduce the level of stress in our lives.
I care about people and that just about covers it.