What is stress?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Health & Wellness coordinator Gwendolyn Francavillo discusses sleep and stress management.

    Gwendolyn Francavillo: Hi! I am Gwendolyn Francavillo. I am the Health and Wellness Coordinator at Gallaudet University. Now, we are going to be talking about sleep and stress management.

    Speaker: What is stress?

    Gwendolyn Francavillo: There are two different components of stress. There is eustress, which is good stress and distress, which is bad stress. Examples of eustress might be starting a new relationship, getting a new job, getting married, moving to a new place. Distress might be breaking up or getting divorce, losing a job or financial issue.