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How Emotions Affect Our Body

how emotions affect our body and health

how emotions affect our body and health

People who have good emotional health are in control of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors.

They’ve learnt healthy ways to deal with life’s challenges, and as a result, they’re able to recover from setbacks, maintain strong relationships and live a more fulfilling life.

However, as much as all of us would love to be emotionally healthy, things such as loss of a loved one, financial problems, sickness, retrenchment or divorce, often leave us with strong feelings of sadness, anger, jealousy, hatred or grief.

In the short-term, these negative emotions may not have any significant effect on the quality of your life other than ruining your day.

But, if they linger for a long time (weeks, months or years), they can have devastating effects on your physical health. Continue reading to find out how emotions affect our health.

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