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I’m losing my mind! What’s wrong with me?

I can’t remember what I the heck I came into this room.

Why didn’t I think of that earlier, when I needed it?

I hear people call it Sometimers. Sometimes I remember, and sometimes I don’t.

As the epidemic of stress grows, people may question their ability to remember, frightened about their thinking, and wondering if they have early-onset dementia.

Thankfully, for most of us, challenges with remembering, and thinking of solutions to life challenges has nothing to do with dementia, but it has everything to do with stress.

The stress epidemic not only challenges our physical health, but it impairs the ability to remember and to come up with simple solutions, as well as our emotional intelligence.

Fight-or-flight is the status quo and feels normal for many people.

I recently cringed as I heard someone say:

“if you’re not busy and stressed, you’re not doing enough. That’s just the way it is these days.”

That may be the way it is, but we don’t........

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