When we experience physical threats, our body triggers a “fight or flight” stress response. This also applies even in threats to our social environment, especially at studies or work. Tight deadlines, for example, can put external pressures giving you the adrenaline to get things done before due. However, constant stress affects our ability to function optimally. By mapping out a matrix called FASTT triggers, it can help you be aware of your emotional reactions and prepare how you might respond.