Hans Selye — Canadian Scientist born on January 26, 1907, died on October 16, 1982

János Hugo Bruno "Hans" Selye, CC, was a pioneering Austrian-Canadian endocrinologist of Hungarian origin. He conducted much important scientific work on the hypothetical non-specific response of an organism to stressors. Although he did not recognize all of the many aspects of glucocorticoids, Selye was aware of their role in the stress response. Charlotte Gerson considers him the first to demonstrate the existence of biological stress... (wikipedia)

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise.
Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.