health improver 377b: lungs

In my last blog post I hoped to get us thinking more about the ever-present connection between mind and body, citing the results of a study that linked chronic hostility--a form of stress--with poorer lung function. Being mindful of this reality is of immediate practical value, and helps us to work more intelligently with regard … Continue reading health improver 377b: lungs

health improver 377a: lungs

Persistent anger harms our physical health in ways we may not recognize. A 2006 study published in the British journal Thorax found a connection between the tendency toward hostile attitudes and a decline in lung function. From the study: Higher levels of hostility were associated with both lower levels of pulmonary function at baseline and … Continue reading health improver 377a: lungs

14 practices for easing tension

Honor what's in front of you for what it is and what it isn't. Recognize your expectations of how things should or should not be. Recognize that back of expectations is the duo of anger and fear. Practice willingness to listen. Practice willingness to see from the opponent's perspective Recollect that like many trees grow … Continue reading 14 practices for easing tension