The Bad News About Stress

Any change in our ordinary, everyday life, whether it’s positive or negative–produces some kind of stress. It’s a part of life. If we live happy, productive lives then things are going to happen that create stress. You may have a family crises, a flat tire, a sick cat or a cheating spouse. It’s bound to happen. And when it does, it causes our brains to release “stress hormones” such as adrenaline and cortosol. These are potent hormones that affect our entire body. Besides making our heart pound, speeding up our breathing and making our muscles tense, they also slow down our digestive system and do a number on our immune system as well. In small doses, hormones can give you the energy you need to meet a deadline at work, clean your house before meeting your fiancees parents, or defend yourself in a dark alley.

However, in reality, many people produce so many stress hormones over such a long period of time that their bodies suffer major complications such as heart disease, diabetes and gastrointestinal issues. Stress is also one of the leading causes of depression, memory loss and chronic pain; not to mention ulcers. More details please

That’s where young children and animals have it all over us! They know how to live in the moment. If we could only train our adult minds to think like that, we could add years to our lives. And those years could be the happiest, most productive years ever. Here’s to your best life ever!

Bonnie Howell has been writing for over eight years. She has written two screenplays, short stories, articles on medical issues, animals, internet addiction and many other subjects. She is a passionate animal lover, voracious reader but most of all loves to write. The research she does for her writing every day, led her to see a real need for quality writing out there, free of misspellings and grammatical errors. So she decided to put her two passions together. Writing and helping people succeed. She

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