There is toxic stress caused by feeling controlled by people you don’t want, fear of failure, and more, that you need to get rid of. But there is positive stress that invigorates you; it’s about trying something new and getting out of your comfort zone. You don’t have time to think about the negative stressors in your life when you have positive stress. The 40% rule says our system starts to say “back off the challenge” when we’re at just 40% of our ceiling, so that tells us that we should push through our fear more than we naturally would. Click play to learn how to position yourself to do things that scare you and to allow them, and the positive stress they produce, to cause growth.