Hidden signs of anxiety

Have you seen this behavior in some people before?

Pressing the close button of the lift continuously, as if by pressing many times the lift will move faster. 

In my opinion, it is a sign of anxiety. Remember what I said previously, that if we cannot learn how to relax we cannot be healed in anyway?

I also learned that I may be suffering from anxiety if I:

  1. Am not breathing from the abdominal; observe how you breath when you are stressed.
  2. Am a perfectionist, not allowing to make mistakes and tolerate the mistakes of others. Lavender is healing for this condition.
  3. Tends toward multi-tasking as if the world is going to end. I better get hold of everything otherwise I will lose out to someone.
  4. Eat at a fast pace.
  5. Cannot be doing nothing; cannot BE. Need to be constantly busy.
  6. Feel suspicious of others (especially your spouse) even though it is not rational.
  7. Am a loud talker especially in public places – train etc. It is sign of insecurity.
  8. Am calculative and picky.

At the end of the day, is about letting go or surrender.

According to Eastern wisdom, worry and anger are the worst diseases. Yes you may pick up yoga, breath work, exercise, meditation etc. to relax. That is very good but we still need to solve the underlying anxiety. And this takes psycho-spiritual works.

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Secrets to health success

Our population is aging. That’s for sure.

Do you expect your children to take care of you when you’re old?

If you are single, how would you cope with aging issues?

Our health care system may be one of the best in the world, but the fact is that it is more of a sick care system rather than wellness care system. It’s emphasis is on regular screening and pharmaceuticals. Yes we may talk about health promotion like regular exercise and balanced diet, but are these enough to face the challenges of aging?

Too often, some patients and clients lamented that natural health care is expensive. They don’t feel that screening, surgery, drugs, chemotherapy are expensive because they are claimable. And so you see your health care choices are already determined by the system. You are put into a system with limited choices. We don’t even realize we are actually in a maze.

Have you ever asked why we cannot claim for organic food, since it is a healthy choice? Why only pharmaceuticals and hospital bills? Oh, it is evidenced based. Really? I can  show you research papers from top medical journals that show otherwise.

I believe the key to healthy or successful aging is resilience in body, mind and spirit. This is backed by solid scientific evidence. Therefore, I summarized all the health factors to build resilience into what I called 9 Credos and 7 Letters of healing in my book Leaf to Life: Unlock’s nature secrets to true health.

For example, one of the Credos is – My body need unceasing care. 

If you spend time learning (and not just knowing) and implementing healing strategies (which I put as the 7 Letters and 9 Credos) in baby steps on a daily basis, you are already moving towards a healthful life. This will potentially put less reliance on your children or society to take of you when’re older. This is self reliance and resilience – the only way to stay well in our modern society without incurring high medical costs.

In addition, you are actualizing the 1st Credo of Wellness in my book – I love myself. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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