stress reducer 677c: facing ourselves

It contributes to sickness and suffering, and doesn't not contribute to suffering and sickness: chronic, maladaptive stress. To enjoy better health, then, requires we devote adequate time, energy, and other internal resources to ourselves in the name of uplifting these situations. Mind and body are, like the coin's heads and tails, inseparably interwoven. Today's post … Continue reading stress reducer 677c: facing ourselves

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