Out of sight out of mind…
It is so easy when you get a symptom to want to simply cover it up, isn’t it?
You’re in pain so you take a painkiller, or you’re feeling down so you eat a carton of ice cream.
Ackkkkkk! I’ve been THERE many times, along with most of my friends.
Then there are other things, like denial and unhealthy distractions. You know what I’m talking about… Like shopping way to much to take your mind off the real problem.
But really what are your symptoms trying to tell you?
They’re usually trying to give you some sort of message.
Rather than shoot the messenger why not go within and try understanding what that message is all about.
For example, if you are starting to get a pain in your neck. What has changed recently?
It could be as simple as you are sitting at the computer too much and you need to take more breaks, or simply spend less time there.
Maybe you need to schedule some TLC, like a massage to work out the kinks if you have been working a hard deadline.
On the flip side, it could be an emotional issue. Many times a negative emotion will bring with it a guest.
1. Start by asking yourself questions like, “what happened right before this _______ started?”
2. Ask what event, action or thoughts have been going on?
Maybe it started right after you had a family conflict, resulting in a fight with plenty of fear and resentment sprinkled into the mix.
Now you notice you feel worse when you anticipate having to be in contact with those family members again.
That’s your first clue.
Now it would be the time to figure out what the root cause of your issue could be.
On the emotional side, working through your feelings about the situation is so important to free yourself from your discomfort.
I like to go a step further and find the earliest highest charged memory that has a similar ‘feeling’.
I use tools like The Healing Codes and EFT to help in this process.
When you clear that first memory and all the emotions involved, it can grab all the other memories that are similar and clear those as well.
A side benefit is…
After taking care of those accumulated emotional issues, you find that you don’t overreact as strongly when new situations occur.
Obviously, when you’re remaining calmer in new circumstances, your overall well-being is impacted in a big positive way.
Of course, ultimately you’re the one in charge of your own health and well-being. If you ever question if your symptoms are serious, you should always seek out the advice of your healthcare professional.
Most of all don’t ignore what your body, mind, spirit, and God is trying to tell you.
Once you open yourself up to that kind of communication, your world could take a wonderful new turn.