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 MyFoodAllergyTeam
"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 MyFoodAllergyTeam
Here are more conversations about trust on MyFoodAllergyTeam:
• "I should not have eaten the salad dressing that came in a little tub in my to go box, looking it up later it said it could have tree nuts! Next time trust my gut instincts and stick to what works for me, instead of taking a chance and paying the price later."
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 MyFoodAllergyTeam.com.