Most of us would agree that stress is an inescapable part of modern life. But how many of really understand stress? In this module we will look at the difference between good stress and bad stress. We will introduce the three-stage stress response which describes how we react to stress. And finally, we will look at common causes of stress. Understanding Stress is the first in a series of five modules on stress. Please note that the material in this module is for information purposes only. If you are concerned about your physical or emotional well-being, consult a qualified health care professional. 30-minute course.