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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Posted on August 16, 2018

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better.

An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust.

"If something doesn't seem right, I trust my gut and look for answers." - Member of MyHeartDiseaseTeam

"When I was first diagnosed, I kept my mouth shut even if my doctor said something incorrect or wrong for my body. I'm learning to trust those feelings - my intuition - and speak up." - Member of MyHeartDiseaseTeam

Here are recent conversations from members on MyHeartDiseaseTeam:

Was there a moment when you doubted yourself and later realized that your instinct was right? Or an instance when you were glad you trusted yourself? Share that moment in the comments below or directly on MyHeartDiseaseTeam.com.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Good luck to you. I used the treadmill for almost ten years after my heart attack but I’ve stopped now as I just don’t have the energy. I do a few small… read more

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