This book describes the results of the
latest scientific researches on stress and tension| what precisely it is, hoe
the human body fights it: what diseases occur when the body succumbs to it|
Different stress situations in our daily life and most importantly, how to
avoid stress and how to listen to it.
In Doctor Hans Selye’s experiments, the
rats which were exposed to severe cold and the rats put in the revolving cages
showed the same results as injecting formaldehyde, that is degenerating swollen
adrenals, degenerated lymphatic system and stomach ulcers. And they ultimately
died. That’s what is happening to people under the stress.
Patients who occasionally get headache are advised
not to expect perfection in every thing from people around them. They could
accept things and not to be bogged down by needless mental tension in day-today
living. Frequent headache in a person is a signal, telling him that he must
mend his mental stress-producing habits, which if not done, may lead to more
damaging diseases later on.
says that one can choose between working at a lower gear without trouble and
for long, or at a higher gear with trouble and in constant danger of a
breakdown in an essential organ and collapse.
The benefits of physical exercise are:
Provides stress relief
Helps prevent coronary artery disease and
probably other diseases
Delays the ageing process
Improves breathing efficiency
Strengthens muscles, tendons and bones
Increases muscle flexibility, tone and
Increases energy and reduces fatigue
Enhances physical appearance including
complexion and posture
Results in better mental attitudes and
frame of mind
Results in improved thinking
Promotes feelings of euphoria, tranquility
Promotes muscular relaxation
Provides a method to prevent and treat
minor back problems
Results in better support for internal
Allow for easier and better sleeping
Builds self-esteem and reinforces
Prayer is most effective when it does not
ask for any thing but is intended as a gesture of thanks giving for all that
God has given us.
Three main principles that maintain
homeostasis in cells, organs, people and entire societies, and help them to
face the stressors encountered in their constant fight for survival, security
and happiness, according to Hans Selye are|
- Find your own natural stress level and run towards what you
accept as your own goal
- practice altruistic egotism
- Earn thy neighbor’s love.
Man is a social being. You must try to trust at least some people.