9 Stressors That Are Good for You



Not all stress is bad for you.

In fact, research continues to support the idea that certain kinds of mild stress can be beneficial to your health and well-being in a myriad of complex ways.

It turns out your grandmother might have been right all along— if it doesn’t kill you, it could make you stronger. Now, this effect, known in biology as the hormetic effect, is the result of your body’s overcompensation to mild stress.