Its been well documented that our stress level can impact our health. Now new research shows that the brain is directly connected to the immune system. This news begs the question, “How are you managing stress and your overall emotional well-being?
One strategy is to ask for a coach’s non-judgmental perspective . A coach can listen to your concerns, keep you on track and support the behavior change you want to see for a healthy, balanced life.
If you want to read more about the emotion disease connection Gabor Mate, MD explores the topic in his article linked below. Here is a short excerpt:
“I never get angry,” says a character in one of Woody Allen’s movies. “I grow a tumor instead.” Much more scientific truth is captured in that droll remark than many doctors would recognize. Mainstream medical practice largely ignores the role of emotions in the physiological functioning of the human organism. Yet the scientific evidence abundantly shows that people’s lifetime emotional experiences profoundly influence health and illness. http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/good-health/gabor-mate-how-to-build-a-culture-of-good-health-20151116