If you’ve ever experienced acute, intense anger or observed it in someone else, you know this emotion can manifest in your body. You may feel your heart racing, muscles tight, fists and teeth clenched, head throbbing, nostrils flared, and fixed gaze. When these emotions flare, there’s a profound impact on your health.
Stress is an inescapable fact in the lives of most people, whether they are poor or rich, old or young, well-educated or not, employed or unemployed, sick or healthy. Of course, there are degrees of security, frequency and duration, and a wide range of reactions/responses to stress.
A Gallup report indicates that less than 40 percent of Americans get the recommended amount of sleep. Studies indicate for most adults that less than 7 hours or more than 9 hours on a regular basis is actually detrimental to your health.
Our ambitions and goals tend to be future-based. Personal growth, often viewed as a sprint toward some faraway finish line. But, what if you stopped that sprint to focus on the present, to rekindle your passion in life, and celebrate the life you already have rather than the one you want. With small changes, you…
It’s true. Our health is priceless. Just ask someone with a chronic condition, recovering from a bad car accident, going through treatment for cancer, or undertaking rehab for a stroke.