More studies are starting to prove that emotions are linked to illness. Dr. Deepak Chopra states, “In 95% of disease cases, there is something you can do about it right now to change the outcome of that disease.” His belief is that inflammation is the main cause of disease. And what causes inflammation? What we put into our bodies. Whether that is food, toxins or thoughts.
What Causes This?
Thoughts have a direct impact on our bodies and how we feel. Anger triggers the body’s fight or flight mode, causing a surge of adrenaline to flood the body, taxing the adrenals and moving blood away from your main organs in order to perform physically in a fight or flight event. However, even though you aren’t inherently in any danger, your mind and body still thinks you are. This can cause adrenal fatigue, heart issues, stomach issues, among many other things. When the subconscious stores that anger, it wreaks havoc on the nervous system.
When the nervous system is compromised, so is the entire body. And anger isn’t the only emotion that can affect your body and be stored. Anxiety, depression, rejection, fear, guilt, shame, hopelessness, worry, blame, etc. Any intense emotion can be stored in the body. Now, not all emotions are negative or have a negative impact on the body. But the negative ones cause inflammation and imbalance within the body.
How Can We Heal?
In Louise Hay’s book, “You Can Heal Your Life” she dives deep into what different illnesses and ailments mean in relation to your subconscious and she talks about how to combat those issues with simple mindset shifts and affirmations to release stored emotions.
Another great way to release stored emotions in your subconscious is through Energy Sound Frequency Therapy. This takes the guessing out of what emotion is causing what and brings your body and subconscious back to a state of alignment. Read our article about why alignment is so important.
This isn’t meant to scare you, but rather make you aware of how our subconscious stores emotions and can affect the body. There are so many ways to tackle these stored emotions and prevent them from causing issues. Listed below are some ways to help
Energy Sound Frequency Therapy: Gets to the root emotion and eliminates it from being stored in your subconscious. This immediately takes your body out of fight or flight and can decrease inflammation.
Meditation: This activates the parasympathetic nervous system so your body has a chance to recover from the stress of the day. This allows your heart rate to decrease, your mind to slow down, and your breath to flow.
Breathing Techniques: This also activates your parasympathetic nervous system and allows you to get out of fight or flight. This is a great practice for every day, or to use in stressful situations.
Journaling: This allows your thoughts to become organized on paper and you can view scenarios and feelings from a new light. Journaling activates the right brain activity, allowing you to access parts of your brain that isn’t typically used. Journaling has also been proven to improve cognitive processing, making it easier for you to comprehend some of your emotions or scenarios that have happened in your life.
There are many ways you can focus on releasing emotions in your life, but the best way to get started is by being aware. Being aware of how you’re reacting, how you’re feeling, and how you’re processing those emotions. By being willing to let go of the past and heal, you are allowing your body to step into a place of peace and healing.