Stress is a part of life. It’s totally inevitable. No matter how prepared you are for a presentation, or how happy you think you might be in a relationship, there’s always that tiniest level of anxiety nagging at the corners. If you’re not ready, it can take over you. But fortunately, even if it’s always [...]
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A recent study published in the journal Proceedings in the National Academy of Sciences has found that even a mild level of stress can reduce the effectiveness of therapeutic techniques for the control of emotions. These techniques focus on altering the approach and thoughts relating to a situation to allow better control of emotions in a situation. An example might be focusing on the positives in a situation that would produce a fear response.