Stress seems to be the state that many of us occupy these days. Stress can take your prefrontal cortex offline essentially cutting off access to thoughtful behaviour. It strengthens the amygdala so behaviour becomes reflexive, leading to knee jerk reactions. That’s how we get road rage and angry outbursts. Chronic stress also has negative health consequences, contributing to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. But, there are ways that you can reduce the negative effects of stress.Continue reading
Did you know that our thoughts are self-fulfilling prophecies? That they define the trajectory our lives will take? Especially in this time of uncertainty, where it’s easy to fall prey to discouragement and despair, the quality of our thoughts is even more important than ever.
Our thoughts are self-fulfilling prophecies because they lead to behaviour that fulfills those thoughts.