7 Ways Stress Ruins Your Life and 5 Steps That Start to Turn It Around

July 11, 2014 9:10 PM

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7 Ways Stress Ruins Your Life and 5 Steps That Start to Turn It Around

• Stress and money: When our mind is preoccupied with fears of financial scarcity, it activates stress reactions, releasing stress hormones that dampen the brain's executive functions. This leads to a decline in fluid intelligence, which is the "smarts" the higher brain generates to solve money problems. [1]

• Stress and bad decisions: The greater the stress, the greater the likelihood you'll make bad decisions at home and at work. Knee-jerk reactions can cause you to make risky or premature decisions. You'll drop long-range goals for immediate survival needs, and every day you'll wonder why you keep fa...

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