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How chronic stress leads to physical and mental illness

I’m healthy. I’m fit. I practise yoga. I can stay calm during any crisis (medical or otherwise). I’m the eternal optimist. I’m resilient. I have all the personality traits and coping skills necessary to manage any stressors that come my way. Except I couldn’t this time. This year there was nothing I could do to …

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Love ya guts

I got a lump in my throat. Gut feeling. Trust your gut. I feel sick to my stomach. Hard/bitter pill to swallow. Gut instinct. Butterflies in your stomach. Emotional eating. Gut-wrenching. Misery guts. Gut reaction. You’ve got guts. Kick in the guts. Hate your guts. Love your guts. Hangry. Comfort food. I don’t have the …