There’s nothing more irritating than being told “you shouldn’t stress, it’s bad for your health.” Well, what if stress was good for your health?
Research has shown that plants and herbs that are grown in stressful environments have higher concentrated levels of therapeutic properties or flavor. Essentially, the plants’ response to adverse weather, high altitude, low water intake, is to be even more beautiful, powerful, and beneficial.
The adage “Whatever doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger” seems particularly true for flora and fauna in the natural world.
Since, we are part of this world, we too, are subject to these laws of nature.
We are living in a stressful time, and we have a unique opportunity to change our mindset regarding stress. Here is a link below, to a Tool Kit developed by Stanford University to ultimately transform our relationship with stress and to use it as an alchemical tool to concentrate our strengths, beauty, and “flavor”: