Stress affects each of us regardless of who we are or what we do. Our bodies have developed intricate systems to respond to stress. These systems were developed during human kinds infancy to assist us to respond to life threatening situations. In today's world we face much different threats than our early counterparts. Regardless, our bodies haven't caught up to our current lifestyles. Our body systems still react to a deadline the same as a Saber Toothed Tiger attack. Until it catches up we need to learn about these responses and what we can do to control them.