In my healing practice I have seen first-hand the effects of stress on my clients. It is not short term stress, but chronic, long-term stress that weakens the body.
Most of us rarely face the immediate threats to physical survival that our ancestors had to deal with, so we may don’t realize the impact on us of years spent worrying about job security, money, not enough time to get everything done, multi-tasking, being pulled in four different directions, deadlines at work, whether our kids will experiment with drugs, and so on.
Then we wonder why we are so fatigued. When we chronically live in high-stress mode, or when we are constantly looking for problems that may affect us at some future moment, we engage the body’s emergency response to stress all the time. read more…