Siim Land - Stronger By Stress
Adapt to Beneficial Stressors to Improve Your Health and Strengthen the Body
Stress is often associated with something negative and harmful. It's true that being chronically stressed out is linked to many diseases and accelerated aging. However, small amounts of it can actually be beneficial. There are many examples of something damaging actually being good for you, such as exercise or taking a sauna. This describes the biological phenomenon of 'hormesis' also known as 'what doesn't kill me makes me stronger'.Stronger By Stress is a manual for stress adaptation and hormesis. It's going to teach you the principles of stress science and how to leverage different beneficial stressors to become healthier, stronger, less worrisome, more resilient, and confident in your life.Here's what this book will teach you:* What is stress and how it affects your health* Difference between good stress and bad stress* Hormesis: what doesn't kill me makes me stronger* How stress adaptation makes organisms live longer* What kind of foods promote stress management and adaptation* Different nutritional strategies for hormesis* Strategies for strengthening the immune system* Beneficial environmental stressors* The most adaptable mental operating system* How to recover from stress rapidly* How to reduce the negative effects of stress* How to know when you're too stressed out and when to recoverStressful situations and conditions are something we all have to deal with in different forms. The world we live in now is not the same as it was in the past and thus our toolkits will also have to change. We need more resilient humans now more than ever. By leveraging the information in this book, you can experience both general as well as specific adaptations to the various stressors you may come across in life.Siim Land is an author, speaker, content creator, and anthropologist. He's written several books about human optimization, biohacking, longevity, high performance, and nutrition.
Language: : English
Paperback : 513 pages
Item Weight : 2.33 pounds
Dimensions : 7 x 1.16 x 10 inches