The Way We Walk Says A Lot About Our Health

What can we learn about someone’s health and wellbeing just by watching them WALK? A lot, actually. Here are the facts:

First, the way a person walks reveals whether or not they’re a total stress-case. Just watch the way their body drifts as they walk down a hallway or sidewalk. According to a study in the journal Cognition, people under a lot of stress will veer slightly toward the LEFT, while mellower people will drift toward the RIGHT. The reason? Researchers found that anxiety is mostly processed in the brain’s right hemisphere – which controls the left side of our body. …read more