Deprivation and urban decay are major sources of distress for millions of people around the world. Poverty, domestic violence, inadequate housing or pollution are all factors that build up stress in people overtime.
These factors will not only affect how people live, but also how they work or interact with their family members, neighbors or friends.
However, each time we are exposed to stressful events or circumstances that are out of our control, the way it will affect us will mainly depend on how we respond to these events and how we adapt to these circumstances. [Read more…]