The Feeling Good Podcast
About This Show
Each episode of the feeling good podcast explores natural and preventive solutions to today's major health issues. Pharmacist, Dr. Phil will
answer your health questions with his 30+ years of experience in traditional and natural medicines. We'll also keep you up-to-date on the
latest in health and wellness news and help you live a more balanced healthy and vibrant life!
Most Recent Episode
095: If the Holidays are Supposed to be Full of Comfort, Peace, and Joy, Then Why Am I So Stressed?
3 days ago
Are you ready to live? Really live that feeling good life you desire to live? Thank you for joining me on this episode of the Feeling Good Podcast, it’s great to be alive. On this feel-good day we’ll talk about the Christmas season and all the hustle and bustle that comes along with it, as well as the stress. I know all about stress during the holiday season and it’s very real, but there are ways we can harness holiday stress. Key Takeaways from This Podcast: [1:15] Go to carsonnatural.com/resources for a variety of free resources to help you live a healthier life. [1:38] Dr. Phil has worked retail sales during the holidays in the past and knows how stressful this time of year can be. [2:47] How does stress affect you? New research is showing that the harmful part of stress often stems from what we believe about stress. [4:55] Dr. Phil recently taught a class about how stress affects hormones. How we view stress in our lives can cause more harm than the stress itself. [6:06] As you encounter stress over the holidays, consider your attitude toward these stressors. [6:58] Stress by definition is a response that your body produces reflecting what you are thinking and feeling in that moment. [7:55] The only way to change what is happening in our bodies is to change the way we’re thinking. [8:13] Instead of framing our situation as a fight or flight situation; we try to think of it as producing a challenge response. This can give us more energy and ability to take charge of our situation. [9:18] We need to be more open to the possible health benefits of stress. [12:56] It is people’s attitudes and thoughts that can contribute to their premature death related to stress. [13:28] This episode’s Feeling Good Superhero is Santa. What is Santa’s ni