The Importance of Releasing Stress
I think most of us are aware that stress can damage our health. As a business owner, however, I thought it was also propelling me forward and helping me get more accomplished.
As humans we developed the stress mechanism in order to respond to danger in the wild. If we encountered a tiger when we were out foraging for food, our adrenaline and cortisol went into high gear, moving blood to our brains and our muscles so that we could remove ourselves quickly from the danger.
Chronic Stress is a contributor to "leaky gut" which is the root cause of chronic disease, which includes cancer, heart disease and autoimmune diseases.
Not all stress is harmful. Stress that becomes chronic becomes dangerous. I didn't realize, it was also hindering, not helping, my productivity.
Recovery from chronic stress is not negotiable, you can make time to rest and rejuvenate now or make time to be sick and injured later. Desktop book on Stress available on Amazon. Stress 2-minute exercises
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