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Stress Management: Strategies from Psychology for Better Well-Being

Stress is an inevitable part of everyday life. It often feels like something we can’t avoid–and sometimes it might feel like something we are powerless to do anything about. We know we are going to experience stress, and the truth is that there are times when we can do little to avoid it. What we …

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What Is a Psychological Stressor?

A psychological stressor refers to any event, situation, or condition that triggers a stress response in an individual. These stressors can be external (such as work pressure, financial difficulties, or relationship problems) or internal (such as self-doubt, perfectionism, or negative self-talk). They can also be acute, like a sudden traumatic event, or chronic, like ongoing …

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