All pain has a purpose. Yes, it makes us irritable and scared and sometimes downright miserable. But what’s it’s real purpose? It’s higher purpose? Acute Pain This serves to tell us about damage or potential damage to our bodies. It’s a call to action. So if we cut ourselves or break a bone we feel […]
How often do you stop yourself from doing things because you think you’re not good enough? That you won’t do it well enough? That you’re not clever enough? Strong enough? Interesting enough? Thin enough? Funny enough? Pretty enough? Brave enough? That there’s no point trying because it won’t be as good as someone else’s effort, […]
Life is full of upsets. Every day something will happen that disappoints, angers or scares us. What do we do when things upset us? We are masters of avoidance. More often than not we push it down inside, pretend it doesn’t matter, lock it away and get on with life. While this works for a […]
So we all know that stress is bad for us and that research now shows strong links between chronic physical and emotional stress and poor health. You can read more about this in Chronic Stress and your Health But what can we do about it? The obvious thing is to avoid or get rid of […]
Most people only connect the term ‘stress’ with the nervous tension felt when we have too much to do. This is why I often hear the cry of”But I’m not stressed!”when I mention that health issues may be caused by chronic stress. However, ‘stress’ covers a much broader range of experiences than this.