Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful

Surge capacity is a collection of adaptive systems — mental and physical — that humans draw on for short-term survival in acutely stressful situations, such as natural disasters.

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Our new normal is always feeling a little off balance, like trying to stand in a dinghy on rough seas, and not knowing when the storm will pass.

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Rather than being at the mercy of what’s going on, we can use the elements of our natural reward system and construct things to do that are good no matter what.

Source: Our Brains Struggle to Process This Much Stress | Elemental