When you are stressed, your body responds by releasing hormones (principally adrenaline) that speed up your heart, make you breathe faster, and give you a burst of energy. This is the fight-or-flight stress response. Acute stress is the immediate reaction your body makes when it has encountered a sudden trigger. Acute stress hits fast and typically dissipates fast. Another type of stress is mind stress is what you feel when you are overwhelmed and are...