Welcome to StressAndEros
The admonition, Know yourself, was
carved on the temple portal at Delphi, and the ancient Greeks made
great efforts to seek
out the understanding and meaning of life. It will always be
valuable and exciting to continue along this path.
StressAndEros is about understanding yourself and working towards
Our emotions are some of the most powerful forces in our lives:
negative emotions, equivalent to stress emotions, and positive
emotions, here called eros, which stands for contentment, joy,
love and life energy.
You can learn to reduce your stress and work with yourself
to achieve a better quality of life.
This requires insight, psychological tools, and training.
You can learn to use an easy to understand, dynamic, emotional
Use the model with a sporting spirit, whereby you aim to win:
you have won if you improve your well-being.
Fortunately, many of the things that burden us are "small
stuff", which we can handle ourselves.
If you have serious problems and are in a crisis, it is important
to seek professional help.
StressAndEros is a psychological discourse which discusses
negative and positive emotions and their corresponding thinking
patterns. It is a new approach to the old discussion about "reason" (logos)
Negative feelings, stress feelings, are part of our nature.
They are necessary and appropriate, and have significance for
our prospects for survival, but they can lead to health problems
and other issues.
Positive feelings, eros feelings, are also part of our nature
and have significance for the continuation of our family line
and for our health.
Stress management and positive feelings are both necessary
for our wellbeing.
The description of these matters has been presented in a psychological
model - StressLogosEros - with supplementary texts, including
a section on gender differences.