I was blessed again to do another craniosacral session that helped my client to learn how to deal with shame today that was just beautiful. Many of us were raised in dysfunctional homes. We learned to be quiet. Some of us had parents yell at each other “SHUT UP” which convinced us not to speak, even though they didn’t daily it to us. We got the message. We swallow down. We stop breathing. We stop feeling. We numb out. And the body stores the stories as pain, hidden, held pain, holding, holding, holding.
Have you ever complained about something, and someone else just said, “oh, you’re fine. You’re tough. You’ll be fine,” and you thought to yourself, “you aren’t hearing me at all?” Have you even had someone tell you what you SHOULD do, or what you’re supposed to do, even though it goes against what feels right to you? Have you ever experienced someone tell you that you weren’t smart, you’re not pretty enough, you’re not getting it right or you’re not enough? (more…)
Somato Emotional Release Day 3: Finding Joy By Not Letting Your BIG EGO Hold You Small – How to Overcome the Itty Bitty Shitty Committee
Finding joy comes from diverting the ego! This is what I realized at the end of my SER experience. I learned about finding joy and the diversion of the ego. Our EGO is amazing at keeping us from healing! Why would it ever try to do that? Imagine your inner mind is trying to fight against you in order to hold the status quo. It has learned from experiences that it has to be THIS way or THAT way, and it does everything it can to keep you safe, controlled and alive.
Do you have a hard time setting boundaries?
Do you experience people walking all over you?
Do you feel that other people use you? (more…)
Releasing fear is easier than you think! Fear is one of the basic emotions. Many people hold fear in their body. The natural response to Fight or Flight, the sympathetic response (I got it backwards in the video! Sorry!), dumps cortisol and other neurotransmitters from our brain into our body. We actually cannot think rationally when the amydala takes over and you have this response. It is the brain-stem, or reptilian brain. You are basically in survival mode when the amydala takes over. (more…)