If feelings of stress, sadness, or anxiety are causing physical problems, keeping these feelings inside can make you feel worse.Your body responds to the way you think, feel, and act. This is called mind and body connection.
When you are stressed, anxious, or upset your body reacts in a way that might tell you that something isn’t right. For example, you might develop high blood pressure or stomach issues after a particularly stressful event such as problems at work or the death of a loved one. People who have good emotional health are aware of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They have learned healthy ways to cope with the stress and problems that are a normal part of life. They feel good about themselves and have healthy relationships.
Poor emotional health can weaken your immune system. This makes you more likely to get colds and other infections during emotionally difficult times. Also, when you are feeling stressed, anxious, or upset, you may not take care of your health as well as you should. You may not feel like exercising or eating nutritious foods. But during times like these it is important that you do your best to remain positive and take care of yourself and despite your motivation and energy levels you should eat well rounded meals and make time for the gym, even if you just go out for a walk. Booking a massage can help ease away any tension in the upper back and shoulders, which is where most of the stress in our bodies is carried.