Understanding Stress

Stress is part of our life. It is often debilitating and overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. If you learn how to manage your stress, you will reap the benefits of an improved outlook on life.

Start here to identify the various causes of causes of your stress, recognise the ways in which stress manifests itself, find some strategies for controlling it and discover the consequences that are inevitable when the stress is ignored. Research shows that these consequences could include lower life satisfaction, more frequent absences, and lower grades.

The Most Common Causes of School Based Stress

When you think of your stress, which of these are top of your list?

Bruce Perry is a leader in understanding trauma and stress on the body. Watch as he talks about stress and the patterns of stress.