Bottling up Emotions - It’s becoming increasingly obvious that emotions play a far greater role in our health, or lack of health, than originally realized by mainstream science as recently announced by Harvard and the University of Rochester which was published in the Daily Mail.
It’s not the actual emotions that do the harm; it’s the suppressing of the emotions that do the harm. All of my mentors have repeatedly drummed into me over many years:
THERE IS ONLY ONE PLACE NEGATIVE EMOTIONS CAN HARM YOU AND THAT’S WHEN THEY’RE TRAPPED INSIDE YOU!
We all intuitively know this too. Painful emotions that are not dealt with are trapped inside. At some point they will spill from the mind into the body in the form of chronic illness. There is no denying that there is a body-mind connection. The longer the emotions manifest as chronic illness in the body, the more difficult and time consuming (expensive) it is to correct the condition.
In the UK this is a far greater problem than other parts of the world. I have an Italian that will never, never, ever get cancer! When he’s feeling unhappy the whole world knows all about. I find him incredibly entertaining and his fiery purging of negativity is contagious and always ends with a good laugh. He keeps nothing bottled up and this is a good thing! Some people would argue that it’s not a good thing, perhaps, because they have to listen to someone else’s complaints. This is a very shallow argument usually offered by intolerant (scared) people that have not considered the immense cost of chronic illness to a country.
Of course in the UK it’s all about keeping your pose. Appearances are everything; “stiff upper lip” and that sort of thing. This is why the NHS is groaning under the weight of so many “complex” chronic illness cases. Of course there is nothing complex about it at all. It’s all about the non- expression of emotion. Maintaining a stiff upper lip will get you killed, but not before it’s caused you a lot of pain and suffering first.
Of course, this is all academic. Once the emotions are bottled up inside, they ARE bottled up inside. The question has to be asked, how do we fix the problem? How do we release the genie from the bottle?
I have two points to make on this:
1. See an analytical hypnotherapist. There is no effect without cause. A good analytical hypnotherapist will pin point the cause and help to nullify the offending emotion. This will stop feeding the chronic illness and allow the natural immune function to do its work and heal the body. Of course, a good physician can help immensely with the situation once the emotion has been dealt with.
2. Seek the help of an analytical hypnotherapist as soon as the problem becomes apparent! Delaying will just cause the chronic illness greater chance to take hold in the body. Have the courage to deal with the problem immediately.
Hypnosis is safe – In 2009 Queen Fabiola of Belgium underwent thyroid surgery. Instead of using convention anaesthetic for surgery she opted for hypno-sedation. She didn’t use hypnosis because it was the less safe option. Queen Fabiola made use of hypnosis because for her it was the safer option. Hypnosis is safe enough for royalty during surgery.
It happens all the time. A client walks into my office, plops himself into the chair and begins to tell me how badly he needs to stop smoking: “I smoke fifty plain cigarettes a day. I have full emphysema which makes me cough for two hours when I get up in the morning and even longer when I go to bed. My chest wheezes all the time and my teeth and hands have gone yellow from all the smoke. I have to stop smoking.” He then turns his head to look at me and with a very worried look on his face asks me, “Are you sure hypnosis is safe?”
Now I know it’s obvious to the reader that the cigarette smoking is going to kill him far faster than hypnosis ever will (have you ever heard of someone dying from hypnosis?), and yet the client has a serious and genuine concern for his safety while in hypnosis. I always find this odd as most of my clients are very reluctant to emerge from hypnosis. Profound relaxation is a wonderful experience. So, what could be the cause of this unfounded fear?
I blame TV. It usually starts off with young children watching cartoons. Young children have very poor judgement and so when they see cartoons of hypnotists making people do silly things while in hypnosis, they sadly believe it. This is repeated until adulthood so that even adults believe hypnosis can get you to do things you don’t want to do while in hypnosis. This is as ridiculous as believing that Spiderman is a real flesh and blood person! Maybe that’s why companies are prepared to spend billions of pounds on TV advertising?
Here are the facts on hypnosis:
Hypnosis is nothing like the way it’s presented on TV. Clinical hypnotherapy is nothing like stage hypnosis or the world of entertainment. As more people discover how ruthlessly effective hypnotherapy is and how safe it is, hypnosis is becoming far more popular. In the foreseeable future hypnotherapy will be sponsored by the NHS because the public will demand that their money is spent on the methods that give them the best results. If hypnosis is safe enough and good enough for royalty and the rich and famous, hypnosis is safe enough for everyone.
It looks like June is the month of celebrity hypnotherapy. We have Kim Kardashian, Kate Middleton and Linda Robson all ready to relax into hypnotherapy.
Kim Kardashian was a little anxious about giving birth and as everyone knows, hypnotherapy sorts anxiety out very quickly.
Read more here: http://www.anxiety
Linda Robson sorted out her phobia for rats using hypnotherapy before she took part in "I'm a Celebrity" Good thing or it probably wouldn't have happened!
Read here: http://www.mirror.co.uk
Kate Middleton, after her early pregnancy bout with the severe morning sickness used to hypnotherapy to regain her appetite.
And then it looks as though Kate Middleton is all set for Hypno-Birth at St Mary's in London.
Read here; http://www.ibtimes.co.uk
British actor Stephen Fry underwent hypnosis to help him keep time during a musical performance with his long-time collaborator Hugh Laurie.
Read here: http://www.contactmusic.com
No newcomer to hypnotherapy, Kim Kardashian has used hypnosis again, this time to help her to get down to her goal weight.
Read more here: http://uk.omg.yahoo.com
Obviously Simon Cowell knows a thing or two about success. He hired a hypnotherapist to help Tamera Foster remember her lines while singing. I didn't know she kept forgetting her lines, but why would someone do such a thing? Well, nerves of course. When we're scared we go into "fight, flight (or freeze) mode. It's a natural thing to do and if you're physically threatened it's a good response. But it's not helpful when you're on stage in front of the world!
How does hypnotherapy help? By removing the fear. Once the fear of performing has been removed, there's no need to freeze up and get mental blocks. This allows the performer to really get into the routine and enjoy it! To come from the heart!
Read more here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk
Troy Robins - Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist based in Oxford & Witney, Oxfordshire in the UK.