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Stress is the body's normal response to situations that may involve danger, fear, or difficult life circumstances. In many instances, stress is a good and natural thing, often called the “fight or flight” response. When utilized properly, the stress response protects people in emergency situations, giving someone the strength, alertness, or energy to defend themselves or make quick decisions. In day to day circumstances, stress helps people accomplish daily challenges, such as meeting deadlines, making appointments, and driving people forward with...