Smell your way to happiness

Can you feel when you’re stressed? In my case, it’s a sensitivity where I am too jittery and it’s not the coffee.

And it’s not lust. That’s a different pit-of-the stomach sensation.

An overload of stress can cause all kinds of symptoms, such as an excessive craving for junk food, nervous stomach, poor sleep, weight gain, headaches, low sex drive and mood swings, among many others.

When we become stressed, we produce more of the hormone cortisol – this has a number of functions in our bodies, including regulating our metabolism and immune system – but too much of it isn’t a good thing…

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