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  We have the freedom and power of choice. We can be annoyed at what’s happening in the spaces around us, or we can let that go and focus on creating an internal space that promotes wellness.  When our internal environment is content, it vastly changes how we see the external one, how we relate...
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  Emotions aren’t tangible objects you pack into a box and store under the stairs or in the attic. You can’t just sweep them into a dustpan or out the front door. Emotions are energy within you and when you push that energy aside, you’re doing so inside your own body.
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We’ve dived into emotions, their representations of your thoughts and how they affect your digestive system. Now let’s look at unresolved emotions and where they go. THE VESSEL Our body is a vessel that carries our consciousness and being through life. Everything is generated inside our body, including our thoughts, emotions, feelings, sensations and ailments....
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  That link between your body and mind is unmistakable. You can’t switch off the connection between the mind and gut, but what you can do is create a really great friendship where the both of you thrive.
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We had a look last week at thought processes triggering a physical reaction, which we feel as an emotion. Now let’s look specifically at how these emotional reactions affect your digestive system. Your brain is part of your central nervous system – brain, spinal cord and nerves that branch off in to every limb and...
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Lets start right off the bat with the definition of emotion: An affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or the like, is experienced, as distinguished fromcognitive and volitional states of consciousness. CHICKEN OR THE EGG There’s an order to physiological processes, and when it comes to emotions, they are predominantly generated by a thought.  We have cognitive processes whether we are consciously aware of them or not, including during sleep. Our cognitive minds still...
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When we make decisions and behave in ways that meet our own values, we experience healthy self-esteem. This is why coming home to listen to ourselves is crucial in all that we do. THE THINGS WE WILL DO TO FEEL SAFE Too often we are handing over far too much of ourselves to people we...
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External grasping. I was a champion at this once upon a time, and I admit if I’m not mindful, I can lose myself for hours in all the information available online. It’s just so appealing, right? Through this topic of recurring questions, you should now be gaining valuable insight around patterns of thoughts and behaviours...
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  We’ve got Google, apps, social media, books, articles, doctors, practitioners, workshops, health retreats, yoga, and the rest – there is no shortage of information or help out there that we engage with every day. It’s evident that we are seeking for something more. Grasping though has a different feel to it; it comes from...
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We are delving in to this habit of asking ourselves recurring, panicky questions, and last week we came to see that if you continue to ask yourself the same question without answering it, you in fact create a state of malaise, anxiety or even panic by letting it float around. There’s a second big recurring...
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