Stress is an umbrella term which can encompass a concoction of thoughts, emotions and chemical reactions that follow these. If an individuals levels of stress are consistently high there will be physical behavioural consequences or a mix of both.
This umbrella term has become a ‘catch it all’ word which can disable or negate understanding the intrinsic processes that lead to tension and di-stress in the mind and body.
Pressure or tension exerted on a material object and/or: A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
Our view at 360 ARW is first we need to separate the reality of what is external pressure and what is internal tension. This in itself can be empowering as immediately we can begin to identify what we can and cannot do with the external pressure, and what we can do about our internal processes.