I recently heard a speaker talk about being ‘whiplashed’ by life.  How appropriate!
Recent events in many of our lives have caused unrelenting headaches, neck aches, back pain, stomach tension – all as if we were rear-ended in a car accident!  The fact is, mental and emotional stressors can cause similar effects from an automobile collision as our brain sends signals to our body to gird up for impending fight or flight.  I call it the "Invisible Auto Accident".