Working for or Against your Health?

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Steven Salt, a spiritual thinker, writer, blogger and colleague poses an interesting question. Could habitual, repetitive thinking about what is going to happen in the future and fretting about what has happened in the past directly influence the present?  To find out what Steven has to share about this thought provoking subject, click here to read the entire article.

We can never know about the days to come

But we think about them anyway…

Carly Simon’s hit, “Anticipation” opens with a truism that has proved to be at times comforting; at times, calamitous. And when it comes to the near or distant future, anticipation about our health can be a good or a bad thing. It depends how you think about it.

Let’s face it, we’re mental time travelers. We spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about the future and the past, possibly at the expense of the present. Rehearsing events and conversations that have yet to take place is a favorite pastime (future-amusement) for us mortals.

Why do we do it? Preparing for all the possible scenarios in life, anticipating outcomes within those inner conversations we have with ourselves is a curious habit. For one thing, it is believed to be a protection technique often used to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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Kate is interested in blogging about health, health care, spirituality, science, religion, the importance of prayer in maintaining a healthy mind and body.  She is a Christian Science practitioner and the media, legislative and public contact for Christian Science in the state of Maryland. Contact Kate on Twitter: @CscomMaryland, on Facebook: Kate Johnson CS, or email:  maryland@compub.org.