Stress, to a certain extent, is considered to be useful for maximizing effort and improving skills and is known as positive stress or EUSTRESS, but when it becomes detrimental to our mental and physical health, it is known as negative stress or DISTRESS. In this exclusive interview, Braj Bhushan Kumar, Senior Naturopathy Physician, Aahana Naturopathy Centre, tells us how the essential elements of nature, along with a few lifestyle modifications help alleviate stress. Q. What are the stress management treatments in naturopathy, in terms of lifestyle and food habits? Meditation is a very effective and natural stress-buster.