There is much to learn about stress. While we all need a little good stress to help us move forward in our everyday lives, too much can be harmful. Not all stress is good, and not all is bad, but when it’s overwhelming or long-lasting, stress can have adverse effects. The good news is — stress can be managed!
In the following interviews and lessons, you’ll learn about the various kinds of stress, and you’ll discover strategies for managing bad stress. Delphine Wood (Nez Perce and Cayuse) and Marvella Jones (Umatilla) share how they team up to fight diabetes and the stress that accompanies the disease. Leon Thom (Grand Ronde) and Michael Watkins (Grand Ronde) discuss the preventative practices that are in place at their tribal communities.