Alia Crum and Thomas Crum, Harvard Business Review, September 3, 2015

With all the media and medical attention on stress and its negative health impacts, it is easy to reach the conclusion that stress is irredeemably bad—something to be avoided as much as possible. This article’s authors have a different perspective. They believe that pursuing a “stress-free” life often causes more stress down the line—problems compound, and by failing to face our most intense challenges we never overcome them. […read more]