05 Mar The Power of the Mind
The mind-body connection is incredibly strong. What you think may often become your reality.
Numerous research articles have shown how negative emotions can harm the body. For many years, Chinese Medicine practitioners have known there’s a correlation between our organ meridian systems and emotions. For example, the liver meridian is associated with anger and frustration. This area may also relate to chronic mid back or shoulder pain.
Sustained stress can such as anger, fear or dread can affect our physiology and wear down various systems in our body which may lead to the development of various ailments.
It has been suggested that a positive outlook on life strengthens the immune system, cardiovascular system and the body’s ability to handle stress.
It can be difficult to think positively when things aren’t going well. At the same time, it is also important to acknowledge uncomfortable emotions to allow them to pass through. If we squash them with a positive thought, we end up suppressing hurt and trauma, which may resurface in ways we don’t want in the future.
There are various techniques and strategies that can ease the difficulty with dealing with negative emotions such as meditation and mindfulness, practicing gratitude, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Neuro Emotional Technique (NET).
Other tips to shift your energy when you’re feeling down could be catching up with a friend, going for a walk, watching a funny movie or simply slowing down to practice some deep breathing. Whatever it is, make it a priority so that you can actively move through the negative thoughts and bring something positive into your world.
If you’re finding it difficulty to move through stuck patterns or belief systems, why not book in for an NET consultation. NET aims to remove the charge form the emotion and ease the stress on your physiology so you can feel more clear and make decisions from a more rational place.