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How stress is killing us (and how you can stop it). | Thijs Launspach | TEDxUniversiteitVanAmsterdam

What cause us to have so much stress these days? And why are especially young people vulnerable to this?
What is stress? What happens in the brain and in the body during stress?
What are the consequences of stress, if you’re not careful?
What is burn-out?
Which 5 steps can you take to reduce stress in your life?
Final message: is IS possible experience less stress in life – with some practical solutions. But YOU have to make the choice to do this!
Thijs is a psychologist who has written two books: Quarterlife, about the quarterlifer crisis, and The Millenial Manifesto, about the societal factors which lead to the high prevalence of mental health issues among young people. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Video - 16 minutes