Change Your Mind About Bacteria

It Will Make You Feel Better

Why on earth am I writing about bacteria? A few years ago I was nearly non-functional. I felt terrible. I had zero energy. All food made me sick. Especially healthy food. I didn’t want to go anywhere or do anything and was seriously thinking I would end up going on disability at work.

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I had been to the doctor and all of my tests came back “normal”. How could my tests be normal when I felt terrible? It was no way to live and I really couldn’t imagine

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How To Make Stress Your Friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.

This Ted Talk by Kelly McGonigal really helps you see that the story you tell yourself about what stress means to you can have a big impact on your experience in life. Fanning the flames of contrasting emotions can really do a number on you and cause a lot of stress.  So if stress is stressing you out, it may be time to tell a new story. Watch. Learn. See your life differently.

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