I admit I have been a McDonald’s addict for nearly all of my adult life. But Susie was finally able to talk some sense into me (I trust you are acquainted with my backwoods euphemisms). This post sheds some light on on that addiction.
Hailey Hobson writes:
Over the past 50-60 years, our American culture has slowly become out of balance with nature. With the speed of technology and the crazy, intense pace of our lives, our bodies can’t help but live in a chronic state of stress. The phrase is “fight or flight.” Either you’ve heard the terms, or you may — in fact — be living it yourself.
From the minute we wake up in the morning, our bodies are prepared for that state of emergency. It could be the almost car accident you got into on your way to work, the three jobs you’re trying to juggle, your kids screaming at you in the background, the marathon you’re training for or the relationship with your partner that has become less than ideal… Our bodies don’t know the difference. Stress is stress. And it’s chronic.
Our nervous systems are out…
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