Stress is an evolutionary feature that helps us go into overdrive when our minds and bodies encounter certain situations. In the stone age, this was particularly useful when running away from bears or hunting for dinner. However, in our modern reality, people get stressed throughout the day; running to catch a bus, fretting over an impending presentation, or getting nervous over that first date. In most situations, failure won’t be fatal, but it’s still important to learn how to deal with our anxieties to improve our long-term health. For 10 ways to reduce stress and increase your general well-being, click here.