Recognizing Your Stress Triggers

By Joyages - Preventative Care for Brain Health on youtube.com

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In this step, you'll learn about the reptile brain and how it interprets triggers as potential life-threatening situations. This leads to the release of chemicals to prepare and motivate us. We can take control of this cycle of negative thoughts by identifying our triggers and taking action to reduce our stress. The first step is to recognize these triggers and understand why they feel worse than they actually are. We can then leverage the chemicals released to help us take action and reduce our stress.