This moment can be an awakening of something inside yourself – something that you may have teased out in your daily journaling posts. For me, journaling gives me an opportunity to pause and be curious. I can start with writing a question like, “What do I need to know?” and just write what surfaces, unfiltered. Sometimes what I need to know shows up as I’m writing and sometimes it shows up in other ways.
Marijuana use in pregnancy has been shown to cause health problems in newborns including low birth weight and developmental problems. Prenatal marijuana exposure is associated with a decreased attention span and behavioral problems in children.
There is no real evidence that stress can CAUSE cancer; researchers keep trying to find a connection but it just isn’t there. But according to the National Cancer Institute, research does show that stress can affect a tumor’s ability to grow and spread. Remember that hormone that is released to give you superhuman strength to handle your stressful situation, norepinephrine? Research shows that norepinephrine can promote the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow as well as the spreading of the disease (metastasis) to other parts of the body.