Have you ever felt sick before an exam? Have you had days when you were so loaded with work that you had some trouble sleeping? Have you ever been so worried about something that you ended up with a terrible headache? If so, this is usually called STRESS.

Stress is when you feel when you are worried or uncomfortable about something. Stress makes your body and mind tired and feel bad. It feels angry, frustrated, scared., which can physically affect you and give you a headache.

This stress affects our body and mind, and its impact can be both positive and negative. Stress is about two types positive and negative stress.


This positive stress occurs when your stress level is high enough to motivate you to take action and accomplish things. It improves your performance. 


This negative stress occurs when you are overstressed and when you are overall performance is reduced. Sometimes, a bad experience can lead to negative stress.

You cannot avoid stress, but you can handle this stress by taking steps to reduce it.

>Take a break, breath deeply, listen to some good music.
>Communicate and share your emotions, and don’t hide them.
>Practise meditation.
>Do something which you love to do.
>Learn to plan and organize.
>Spend some time with your loved ones.
>Laugh to generate happiness.
>Set some short-term goals and try to reach them.
>Avoid negative thoughts.

Indeed, it is not within your power to change an event, but it is within your capacity to change your attitude towards the things that cause stress to you.

Maroju Sanjana