Did you know that physical conditions, discomfort and pain can be linked to your emotional state?
Maybe you’ve experienced this yourself. If you’ve ever gone through extended periods of emotional/mental stress or anxiety you may have noticed your digestion being affected (e.g. IBS) or you suffered tension headaches or migraines, or even back pain.
Or think of a time you were nervous – before a job interview or giving a presentation for example (or in my case my recent first drive through Southampton in rush hour!). Chances are you felt a tightening of the muscles, a fluttering in your stomach, you sweated more than usual and perhaps fell over your words a little.
Just a couple of examples of how our emotions affect us tangibly and physically. Read more…