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Why people experience stress
Stress is a natural, physical response to our perceptions of a stimulus. It has an evolutionary purpose; our need to protect ourselves and the innate ‘flight or fight’ aspect of our nervous system. When we were battling for survival, stress is what released the adrenaline that let us fight. So, although most of us don’t have to battle our way into the office each morning, the response to stimuli and the stress that results still exist.