How does the mind affect our health

Our body and mind are strongly connected, they are powerful allies. One can affect the other directly. Therefore, in order to be healthy, it is important to take care of both body and mind wellbeing. To understand this connection, you just have to observe how our body responds to stress, as an example. Constant worry and stress can be devastating to our body; it can cause pain, tense muscles, headaches, digestive problems, it can lead to blood pressure or other serious health problems. Our way of living tends to be really stressful, making us prone to contracting these ailments or diseases, pointing us to a life of illness and discomfort.

And it works the other way around too. Having constant … Read the rest