Your Health 4-4-13 Stress and your emotions
Here's another reason for you to calm down. Researchers found negative responses to daily stresses such as arguments with a partner, standing in long lines, or sitting in traffic can lead to a severe mental disorder years later. One doctor says this shows people are so focused on long-term goals they forget about the importance of regulating emotions. He says changing how you respond to stress and how you think about stressful situations is as important as maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine.