Worried to Death

Can you really worry yourself sick?


Charles Mayo of the Mayo Clinic once said, “You can worry yourself to death, but you cannot worry yourself to a longer life.”

Studies show worry can cause chaos to your circulatory system, central nervous system, and the digestive system. That worry can be what causes you to make a change in your life. That worry can be the beginning of realizing things are out of your personal control.

I have seen parents of children who make really poor choices age before my very eyes. Parents of sick children also seem to age quickly. I think that comes from realizing there are things that are totally out of your control.

Presidents seem to go gray at an alarming rate once they are sworn in. That is not a job I would want. Think of it. You would never have privacy again. Those secret service guys become permanent house guests. No thanks. I like to roam around my house in my night night gown. You don’t want that leaked to the tabloids. I have some opinions about how the country should be run but I am not willing to pursue the job. It does have a VERY sweet retirement package. What do you think? Would you like to be the President of the United States?

anxiety oilsIf life is delivering you a set of personalized worries, turn on your diffuser with a calming essential oil such as lavender, orange, and lemon, or blends containing these oils (contact me if you want if you would like suggestions of specific Essential Oils for relieving your worry or anxiety) and remember 1 Corinthians 1:3-5:

“Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ; That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge.”

Pray for Divine intervention in the situation. God’s solutions are often things I never even thought of. And, of course, they are way more effective than my solutions.

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*These claims have not be evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you have serious health concerns, consult a doctor- and bring your oils with you! You never know which doctors will be willing to help you take a more natural approach to health care!

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