"There’s no point worrying about something that’s out of your control."
This is what someone said to me this morning while I was worrying about something that was out of my control. I’m really good at worrying about things that are out of my control. But this little piece of wisdom made me pay attention. Although I already knew it, I don’t always practice it.
Worry is a form of stress, and ongoing stress is bad for your health. Particularly your gut health. For me, worry and stress have been the main cause of my past health problems. I’ve always had a pretty good diet. But you can eat a great diet and still disrupt the balance of your bacteria with chronic stress. This is why I go on and on about a holistic approach to wellness so much.
Ongoing stress can change the balance of good and bad bacteria in...