Stress and stressful conditions can have serious physical and emotional consequences. Long term or extreme stress can cause conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or break down. Both of which can have life time impacts. Because none of us know just how far we can push our stress limits before it’s too late, our best defence is to develop a way to manage stress at levels we know are manageable and within healthy limits.
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The most successful people in the world work the hardest, are the most motivated, or just in the right place at the right time…correct? Not entirely.
Excerpt from Sarah Berry's article in The Age. The evidence is clear, our bodies can and do, change our brain. Norman Doidge, FRCP(C), is a Canadian-born psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and author. He shares how research into neuroplasticity is broadening what we know and how we can apply it to enhance our health and lives. Sarah Berry's article in the Age was based on an interview with Doidge to get some deeper insights into where this understanding was leading us.Doidge shares this case where he describes a remarkable brain work around. John Pepper, whose diagnosis of Parkinson's disease in his 30s, meant he struggled with the sorts of movements - like walking - that he previously took for granted. He took them for granted because the sorts of automatic movements that we do without having to…