Hello all! One year ago today, I officially got my blog up and running to where it is today. I had actually started my blog about 18 months prior to this date, but was too scared to do anything about it. Prior to this date, I had reblogged some recipes, on occasion, but didn’t write any of my own articles prior to this one. I had a small handful of followers, 5 I think, who followed me at that time, and they are still with me today.
For some reason, after talking to my family, I finally got up the nerve to write my own article. So, a year on, I have gone from 5 followers to over 1800 followers! This is better than in my wildest dreams. Thank you all so much for following me. Please know that I appreciate each and every one of you. Before I get to the article. I wanted to share this lovely poem with you. It is my prayers and wishes for each of you.
Now…Onto the main article…my first one…I haven’t changed a word…ENJOY!!!
Holding onto your anger, can be detrimental, not only to your sanity and peace of mind but to your body. Yes, learning about stress, and its affect on the body has been part of my studies in school. With what’s going on in our country right now, I thought it would be a good focus for a quick blogpost.
Your body reacts to ANY anger, fear or stress the same way it would if a tiger was chasing you. It goes into survival mode, and into what’s known as “fight or flight” mode. Your body releases sugar for energy, increasing glucose levels, while raising your blood pressure and breathing. Meanwhile, it shuts down or suppresses your digestive and immune systems, among other things. See the following article, at Dr. Josh Axe’s website to discover how stress affects you.: 10 ways chronic stress is killing your quality of life
Meanwhile, I found this video, and Buddha’s viewpoint on anger. ENJOY!