How we react to our own emotions can cause stress and even effect pain we are dealing with. Emotional Stress is a big factor in how long we are ill or are in pain, Knowing this intellectually makes no difference. I really get upset when people say well you chose how healthy you are or you chose how long you hold onto your pain. I just feel made wrong one more time that and I’m at the effect of the pain.
Recently i got to see how when my emotions ran high, my stress level rose and so did the pain I have been dealing with for months. It was a real eye opener, I knew that thoughts or words create our world and had never experienced it so consciously before. For several months i had been able to reduce my pain from a 10 to a 2 with noticing how i was reacting to others around me. Then recently i had a stressful encounter with someone I cared about and within an hour my pain had accelerated to a 8. So i decide to see what was at the source of this. It was my thoughts
My access to reducing my pain or escalating them were to get to the source, of my pain which is my thoughts. What am I thinking when I am in high pain and what am i thinking when i am in low pain?
What I noticed is that whatever I resists persists. In fact whenever i have a thought this shouldn’t be this way I am resisting. When I resist that is the source of my struggles. When I can accept the way it is and isn’t in that moment I have freedom. Very interesting. So when I am stressed I want to be responsible for how I am reacting to the situation. That will either make it go smoothly or not. I get to choose. I only get to choose when I am consciously looking at my thoughts and choosing them wisely.
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Ask yourself are your actions and speaking in alignment with what you are committed to? Look at what are the habitual patterns that have that commitment thwarted? Are you willing to take responsibility for when it doesn’t go that way you want or the way you expected and clean up your part? Are you willing to let go of Expectations of yourself and others? What are you not being truthful about to yourself and others.
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