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Episode 67: My Body is Fighting Against Itself

May 26, 2023


Have you ever said that your body is fighting against itself? Or have you ever thought that your body has betrayed you? Chances are if you have said those things, it may be more detrimental than you think. Or is it? Believe it or not, the evidence is… well… you’ll just have to listen and find out!

In this episode, we will answer the question… is it helpful or detrimental for your body to be fighting against itself?

The answer is powerful, it involves the thick Velcro on boxing gloves, and I think it will surprise you.   

Together, we will unpack:

  • The concept of the body fighting against itself.
  • Positive and negative perspectives on fighting chronic illness.
  • The importance of hope and determination in fighting illness.
  • Crash course on inflammation and its effects on the body.
  • How our language affects the healing process.
  • The idea of personal responsibility in achieving better health.
  • Gratitude as a tool for building resilience.


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