quotes tagged with 'eustress'

People who avoid all criticism fail. Its destructive criticism we need to avoid, not criticism in all forms. Similarly, there is no progress without eustress, and the more eustress we can create or apply to our lives, the soon we can actualize our dreams. The trick is telling the two apart.
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p. 37Saved by mlsscaress in criticism discern distress healthy eustress destructive actualize 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Eustress, on the other hand, is a word most of you have probably never heard. Eu-, a Greek prefix for "healthy," is used in the same sense in the word "eupohoria." Role models who push us to exceed our limits, physical training that removes our spare tires, and risks that expand our sphere of comfortable action are all examples of eustress-stress that is healthful and the stimulus for growth.
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p. 37Saved by mlsscaress in positive motivation growth stress healthy eustress productive stimulus 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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