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Stress less
The latest research on stress is pointing to better ways for individuals to cope and organisations to change.

By Gina McColl
BRW. 28 April 2005

. . . Elsner's practice is informed by a movement known as positive psychology, a school of thought that argues "positive" experiences - feeling engaged, challenged, and that one is making a contribution to something meaningful - do not balance out negative ones such as stress; instead, they help people increase their resilience over time. Good stress, or positive experiences of being challenged and rewarded, is thus cumulative in the same way as bad stress. . . .


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