This week, scars came up multiple times with my clients. I think about 85% of my client base right now currently has assigned homework to release their scars at home.
Well, scars (when not properly rehabbed) elicit a stress response in the body and like to down-regulate muscles (kind of like turning down a light dimmer.)
I like to use the analogy of a detour sign during road construction.
When the body experiences injury or trauma (in this case a cut or injury) it sends a message to the brain to start using a different route (alternative nerve communication pathways) to get the goal (movement) accomplished.
As a result the body starts compensating to avoid pain or further injury, it does this to protect you! The easiest example of a compensation pattern to protect you from pain is rolling your ankle and limping. HOW AMAZING! BUT until we tell the body to remove the detour sign, and remind it that it is okay to start using the old road again, it...
If you are living, you are a being with a nervous system.
If you have a nervous system, ultimately you are energy.
You are made up of and controlled by energy; frequencies actually is the language spoke.
Frequencies help our body carry out every function, every thought, and every movement.
Frequencies flow in waves & troughs. With high’s and lows.
Life is its equal. Full of highs, full of lows, its an oscillating wave.
The speed of the wave dictates its frequency.
Higher frequencies have more sporadic waves.
Lower frequencies have less sporadic waves.
I like to think of those waves as ‘obstacles’.
‘Obstacles’ in which are placed in our path for a reason.
A reason that gives us options to see, feel and experience the present from another lense.
I have this theory that the harder we push at life, the more obstacles get placed in our way.
Like driving down the road, the # potholes isn’t changing in the...
We all have negative experiences.
Life wouldn't be life without them... However, the way we think about those experiences & events dictates how we grow forwards.
Learning how to find the positives in any negative situation will not only help in decreasing your pain, but will allow your body to heal more efficiently
Are you focusing on the negative feelings & emotions elicited during that time?
Are you still angry, upset, and bitter?
Focusing on those negatives will prevent you from the self growth & healing that you are capable of.
Try this exercise
1. I want you to get a pen, and write down all the things that come to mind during the event or period of time in your life that you deem 'traumatic'.
2. Now write down how every one of those things has resulted in positivity, growth, changes in thinking, or even new friendships! What did that negative experience give you that has made you who you are?
3. What things...