Mind and Body Connection

The mind-body connection

Many people set out every day to make more healthful decisions.  Some start with diet and some with exercise.  How many of us think of our hearts and minds?

This week, I had the privilege of speaking with a survivor of Katrina and the flood.  To respect her privacy, I will not go into specifics.  She first told me of the storm and the flood.  I believed that she would then go on about how her family was reunited and, well, some Hollywood ending.  That was not to be.  The stress from the aftermath, NOT the storm or levees breaking,  has taken the lives of several of her family members and friends.   It almost crushed her.  She has now decided to focus on caring for herself.  “A little me time”, she said.

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