I feel that mental health can effect the physical health of the body. If you think toxic/negative thoughts, then this can lead to physical problems with the body as well. You need to change the way you look at things and think as positive as possible.
I was out of work for 2 years and lets just say it was very tough. I was 8 weeks or less from running out of unemployment and my only option at that point was to move home to my parents house. I applied for 3-9 jobs per week and barely any response. I did over 160 hours of training but that seemed unimpressive to the places I wanted to work. Me and my girlfriend were going through a tough time as well and there were not many jobs to apply for across the nation in my field. I sometimes had suicidal thoughts but in general I had a very toxic/negative attitude. I hated almost everyone else because they were successful, being able to afford the comforts of life. I hated everyone else because they were happy, enjoying life to the fullest. I became a sad, lonely, depressed, negative, and toxic person. After 2 years out of work, I nearly went crazy with stress living week to week, dollar by dollar.
I have a feeling this stress and inability to cope with life really played a strong part in why I got ill with candida and my other health problems. I drank a lot, ate a lot of sugar, and smoked quite a bit of tobacco. I simply couldn’t afford to eat healthy so I ate the same thing for almost 2 years straight.
Somehow I got hired at my old job because someone passed away from lung failure. The job list I was on was 2 weeks away from expiring and I got hired somehow. I have no idea how the timing of this happened, but I have a feeling it happened for a reason. Despite getting the job, my attitude was still very toxic…and this didn’t change until the day I did acupuncture. That was about a year ago…and ever since, I have been on a journey of recovery.
During this whole time I had faith that things would get better. I hoped for the day I could afford an engagement ring for my girlfriend. Well, I finally get this ring in the mail today!
If you can afford it, I highly recommend trying acupuncture even just for one time. It could change your brain chemistry and your body chemistry to the point where things turn around for the better permanently.
Hope my story helps Thomas, I know we likely have had similar paths in this process and I just hope you get the strength to get better and then get a job. Think about the things that you want in life and how everything would change if you got your health and a job. Think about all of the things you want to do, the places you want to go, and how you will want to live some day in the future.