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Presentation: Understanding stress as a functional force for performance and wellness in human systems

Contrary to contemporary lamentations about stress being a "killer disease", stress is vital for growth, adaptability, and wellness
A key to tapping stress as a functional force is to engage higher brain functions in evaluating and responding to stressful events.

KADENA AFB, OKINAWA JAPAN -- As part of the Kadena Airmen Readiness Professional Development Series, Brent Duncan met with base leadership and personnel to discuss strategies for developing adaptability compencies that enhance human effectiveness and wellness in turbulent environments. The second in a two-part series on leading change in turbulent environments, the workshop considered historical and contemporary perspectives of stress, explored research that illuminates stress as a functional force, and introduced a dynamic interactive adaptability model for tapping stress as a functional force for performance, growth, and wellness in turbulent human systems.

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