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Sickness Can Be Price Of Unbridled Stress
This article describes how much stress can affect our physical health. "Stress helps account for two-thirds of family doctor visits and, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half the deaths to Americans under 65. It has been implicated in heart, stomach and mental disorders, along with the more ordinary headaches, backaches and high blood pressure and cholesterol." Don't I know it...
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The End of a Relationship
If you're wondering what's going on with me personally, well, don't. I'm dealing with the breakup of what I thought was a serious relationship (the woman was my fiancee!), which came unexpectedly and in a way I would've thought the woman (I love) incapable of. Totally taken me by surprise. This is starting Week 2 of the ordeal. Still dealing with it... I talk about it more in the Relationship and Communication forum.
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By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on
13 Jul 2007
Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
-- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross