This isn’t news to anyone, right?
We talk about feeling things in “our guts.” We talk about a lump in our throat when we are upset. Our daily language illustrates this, but how often do we ignore what our bodies are telling us?
This graphic is one depiction of some of the places in our bodies that emotions get stuck or stored. I find as a massage therapist, that each person is unique, and that while there are patterns, each body has its own way of making sense of things.
While I don’t believe that every disease and ailment is a result of emotional distress, it’s always worth taking a second look at what’s going on internally when you notice chronic pain patterns in your body.
A Relephant Read:
Byron Katie shows us how “The Work” takes us beyond positivity & negativity:
The Art of Focusing:
Like elephant health & wellness on Facebook.
hot on elephant
Learn to Rock your Social Media & Write Mindfully with Waylon Lewis & Elephant’s Editors. 1 share A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 1,463 share 2017 is The Year of Kali, Goddess of Endings & Beginnings. 46,932 shares The True Meaning of Friday the 13th (isn’t what we think). 5,294 shares The Technique that helps me make Decisions under Pressure (& has Saved my Life More than Once). 565 shares I’m Done being your Dirty Little Secret. 1,007 share Use This Buddhist Practice to Overcome Self-Doubt. 479 shares Ten Things I’ve Learned from Not Getting Wasted. 1,414 share Why Some Loves feel Unfinished, even After we’ve Let Go. 661 shares In Case they Never Told You: a Powerful Message for New Mothers. 981 shares