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Do we "own" our illnesses? Maybe it's time we shouldn't

When talking to a friend about my battle with stomach issues and thyroid disease, I didn't realize that I used the word, "my" when telling her about them. Calling them, "my ulcer," "my thyroid problem." She stopped me and said, "did you hear what you said? You owned them, but you don't have to."

That made me think about a book my chiropractor gave me called "Switch On Your Brain" by Dr. Caroline Leaf. I am looking forward to reading it, but I just found this on her website. I am guilty of having toxic thoughts. How freeing to know that I don't have to. But check this out. . . .

Toxic Thoughts

75% to 95% of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about affects us physically and emotionally. It's an epidemic of toxic emotions.

The average person has over 30,000 thoughts a day. Through an uncontrolled thought life, we create the conditions for illness; we make ourse…