I’m writing this blog post a few days before Thanksgiving 2022 and it has me thinking. It’s the same thing I wonder about every year at this time. Why don’t we focus on feeling grateful all year long? It’s easy to get caught up in…
As a society, we have a habit of sweeping our symptoms under the rug and ignoring mental health. But, the CDC says that more than 50% of adults in the United States are diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lives. More than 50%. A statistic from the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) claims that 40 million adults a year are struggling with their mental health.
These days, very few people dispute that there is a mental and physical health connection. Trying to figure out if your mental health impacts your physical health or vice versa is kind of like the question of the chicken and the egg.
If you want to know how to use your breath to stop anxiety in its tracks, you might be one of the 1 in 5 people that suffer from anxiety attacks*. You are not alone, I am one of those people.
If you’re reading this blog post, I’m guessing you want to create a life you don’t want to escape from (or you are one of my friends and family here to support me). Either way, you may relate to this story: