One Thing You Shouldn’t Do When You’re Stressed

I’ve never been able to eat before a stressful activity like public speaking or a live TV hit. I’d never be hungry and if I did try I’d just get indigestion. I used to think it was something only a few of us ‘sensitive’ types experienced, but it turns out stress shuts down digestion for everyone! It’s a genius evolutionary mechanism that’s helped our species survive.

But things are a lot different now than they used to be during our hunter and gatherer days. Not many of us are running away from tigers or bears these days. Our stress is caused by non life-threatening events like traffic, bank accounts and bosses and that kind of stress is happening all the time. It’s chronic and it’s seriously affecting our digestion. I’ll tell you why…

Click through to The Huffington Post for the complete article.

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