Have you noticed that your mind always tends to be busy; that there are dozens of thoughts that seem to be going through your mind at any one time; that this thinking process (which includes reviewing past events/memories; trying to deal with and control current events and challenges and thinking about and planning for the future) never stops.
Our common distressing emotions, such as anger, fear/anxiety, guilt and shame, sadness, hurt and others depend largely on how we think and what we do. This also applies to positive emotions(happiness, joy, fun, excitement, curiosity, love, enthusiasm, etc.) Emotions seem to have a life of their own in that they just seem to happen to us and that we don’t seem to have any control over them.
When you’re under stress and pressure this will reflect in your body in terms of: