Stress plays a governing role in human health and disease. Nearly 100% of health issues are caused by one form of stress or another – in many cases underlying chronic stress that has gone undetected. That said, certain types of stress, otherwise known as hormetic stress, can be quite beneficial. They help one build immunity, become more robust and less fragile. Hence, the common phrase “stress management”. Which stresses to eliminate and which to take on? While the answer is unique to each individual, a good starting point is a foundation of knowledge and the inspiration to change.