It's not news: stress wears us down over time. But have you wondered exactly how?
Compare the past century of human history to the past thousands of years: the difference is staggering. We've flung ourselves into a much faster paced modern world. We are communicating and working more than ever before, and in different ways. Our minds and bodies struggle to catch up with these increased pressures.
While the right amount of stress is great to help get things done, too much stress over too much time has hidden effects that you're probably not aware of: