business-19156_640Lately, I’ve been feeling a little stressed-out…

You know, overworked, under-paid, and constantly run-down. Over the last 6 months or so I’ve been picking up every cold going, every virus, and every flu bug, and I wondered if the two were connected.

So I went online to check it out…

And what did I find?

Well, not only did I discover that stress and illness WERE connected, I had no idea just how closely connected they were, and just how damaging stress actually is to our health. A little further digging and I discovered that stress is arguably one of the biggest health concerns of the modern world, indirectly and directly resulting in a whole host of conditions, from everyday ailments such as colds, viruses, headaches and fatigue, to more serious conditions such as insomnia, anxiety attacks and depression, through to life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and heart disease.

The medical profession now acknowledge just how serious stress is, and just how damaging it is to our bodies. It’s actually known as “the silent killer” because while it might not be given as the official cause of death, it’s often the main reason for the actual illness or disease taking hold in the first place. Read the rest of this entry