Stress can come from things that cause strain in our daily lives. Stress can come from daily worries, fears, and the fast pace of life. Stress can affect how the brain works, affecting how we think and act. Physical activity can be affected too - breathing, heart rate, etc. Stress can also affect hormone levels. Four methods can be used to ease stress. These include observing the stress, accepting the stress, reflecting on the stress, and to integrate the stress.