Ask Monica: Manage your stress like a boss

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By Monica Bey

In my early 20s, I accomplished what almost every young, post-college adult dreams of: I landed a corporate job that paid well and gave me incredible opportunities for advancement.

But there’s a cost.

After spending so much time grinding my way to the top, I found myself stressed out, not able to walk or use my hands, and in and out of multiple hospitals with an (at the time) undiagnosable illness. Doctors didn’t know what was wrong with me. All of my lab tests came back “normal,” and I looked perfectly fine on paper despite experiencing partial paralysis, brain fog and many other scary symptoms. They incorrectly diagnosed me with countless diseases and conditions for two years — all to find out that it was stress.

What? Yes, stress built up over time was causing my body to break down. I decided to take my power back and not give in to this illness. I healed myself within just six months. This started me off on a journey to fully commit to healing others and helping them take their power back as well. Click here to continue

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