Does stress ever get the best of you?

In homeopathy we see nerves as mental, emotional, physical and chemical. You’ll never hear a homeopath say it’s all in your head, or your hormones.

The body’s responses to stress reveal much about us and our animal instincts. Too often our systems go overboard trying to ‘protect’ us in stressful situations. They send us into a frenzy instead of helping us determine the best ways to reduce stress. Take performance nerves, for example: before going to the podium or interview, our adrenaline kicks in and some of us rise to the task, some of us get butterflies, jitters and fearful, while some of us become sick, dull minded and blank out. We can all blame our flight or fight instincts and chemistry for getting in the way of what we need to do.

 

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