In our previous blog post "What is Stress Actually" we introduced you to the bare basics of stress and what it might mean for you. But do you know how chronic stress affects your brain and other parts of your body? The consequences of chronic stress are far-reaching. It really is important to manage it to avoid burnout and other related symptoms such as adrenal exhaustion. If chronic stress is not carefully managed it can lead to burnout. Burnout requires a longer time period and is more difficult to recover from than chronic stress. Watch a great and very informative TED Talk on this topic here or read our article on how the different types of stress can affect your health.