Courageously move forward and into every feeling you ever were unable to feel due to oppressive circumstances. Feel them, let go and be free. Our nervous systems have recorded each and every instance of repression and denial. We have a store of tension from our ancestors as well. This store of repressed emotions, denial, violence etc is stored in our DNA. It is our “karma” …to be transmuted in this lifetime.
- Feeling the feeling
- Will these symptoms ever go away? (chronic illness and psychiatric drug withdrawal syndrome)
- Forms of dissociation are common to all human beings
- Fear and anxiety
- Anger and rage
In my detox a microbiota biofilm of pathogenic material was correlated with the armoring of my emotional self. This healing trip is amazing. As the biofilm is slowly over time eliminated so is the emotional armoring. A process of both feeling that which is under than armoring and also continuing to heal the body by way of cleansing have both been essential.
- Detoxification (which is really about balancing the internal ecosystem): healthy living for body/mind/spirit
- Healing isn’t a choice for me — it’s an imperative; my body is in charge
allow pain. when there is much of it, this must be done, carefully, slowly, gingerly. make pain your meditation and it will guide you out of it
let life have her way with you…surrender while paying attention. That is all.
heavy, heavy time of year for me…but also a time filled with deep and dark transformative magic…
watching as stuff happens within me…it’s wild. Not sure where it’s taking me today but I trust it even if sometimes it hurts real bad…I’ve always been my best when there is crisis around me…or tragedy…I’m afraid that skill is being honed and will be put to use. I am becoming healthy so that I can deeply meet the developing unraveling of the world. A very serious and sobering coming into my own.
- On Staying Sane in a Suicidal Culture
- More Joanna Macy who has much to say about what I speak of in the above paragraph
all of life, the good the bad the ugly and right now the political chaos that is the united states is writ upon our bodies….LISTEN
Trauma embeds itself…both intergenerationally (via epigenetics) and by whatever we incur in this life-time as individuals. When we unravel it we heal.
This is the reason shamanistic traditions work with the ancestors…they have understood the nature of epigenetics for millennia.
As it continues to heal my nervous system is under constant pressure. It’s exciting and daunting and difficult and frustrating, all
This is actually a process of incremental relaxation, brought about through many different means in synergistic alchemy (EVERYTHING MATTERS)…the nervous system was blown out to an extreme with the pharmaceutical brain injury…this is a process and practice that takes time. With time and patience and a willingness to pay attention to what is presented to me on a daily basis and then responding with love and kindness to the body, as if it were an infant, I continue to heal.
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