Anxiety is common in our everyday life but severe anxiety can take a huge toll on our minds and physical body. In the short term, anxiety increases your heart rate, breathing and concentrates blood flow to your brain. If short-term anxiety gets too intense you may feel lightheaded or nauseous but what about severe long-term anxiety?
The brain is one of the most important parts of our body (Obviously!), but sometimes we forget to take care of it…Our brain is the center and protection of our pineal gland. Many factors in our everyday life can affect your brain in negative ways. Alcohol, drugs, chemicals, certain foods, trauma, stress and much more can affect your brain. This can lead to mental disorders, day-to-day stress or even just simply having a headache! Meditation is a tool that we can all use.
Stress is a major problem in our modern society. The way we’ve structured our lives, from work to play, leads to a lot of anxiety, mental conditions, and unhealthy habits. It can overwhelm us completely, making even little things seem like insurmountable challenges.
It’s not just a mental problem – it’s a whole body problem. Here are some of the way stress can affect you, and how you can fight back against stress before it takes over your life!