Stress Can Shrink The Brain, Change DNA, & Make Us Sick (TED-Ed VIDEO)

These brilliant TED-Ed cartoons capture the potential dangers of chronic stress, which include shrinkage of the brain, molecular changes to our DNA, and other serious health issues. More importantly than this though, the videos provide us with some basic tips on how we can counter stress’s toxic influence and regain control over our lives.

How Chronic Stress Affects Your Brain

How Chronic Stress Affects Your Body

For those who are struggling with anxiety or depression, please read my essay on how I personally overcame these struggles and changed my life for the better HERE


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