Last Updated on November 14, 2021
Eustress vs Distress
I like to remember these two types as stress as a simple mental model to reframe how I think about stress.
Eustress is positive stress – it’s that new challenge – maybe a new business or promotion, or maybe a first date!
If you think about it on a continuum, it can help reframe some of the perceived negative feelings of a stressor. I read about reframing public speaking stress & anxiety as excitement which I found useful.
The stress cycle
Cracks me up!