The good news about 2020…

Dasha M
6 min readAug 18, 2020
Photo by Kristopher Roller on Unsplash

Our world-wide stress levels have been on the rise for decades.

We know this to be true because -

  • People are working longer hours
  • There is more competition for jobs
  • People are working around the globe and so there is always someone on your team who is awake
  • Our phones are constantly pinging at us (either with work or some other notification)
  • We are keeping ourselves chronically stressed by watching progressively more negative news and negative shows that rises our stress levels

We also know that more than 80% of US employees experience some sort of work-related stress. Drugs like Xanax which help with stress or sleep are on the rise, and people are turning to things like alcohol to also calm them down. With the stress levels rising and becoming chronic stress, the risk is that these chronic stress levels will lead to inflammation in the body. This inflammation can then lead to larger health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue, weight gain / loss, chronic brain fog, diabetes, and many more health conditions.

With this being the case, you’d think that as a society, we’d be more open to talking about stress and anxiety, but it is still a taboo subject. If one is “stressed out”, the common thought is…



Dasha M

Biohacker. Ex-Management Consultant. Advisor to Clinics who want to grow. Explorer and curious connector.