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Your Body, Emotions, and Unconscious Beliefs

“How do emotions show up in the body?” 

I hear this question all the time. There is no generalized answer as you and your associated stories are complex. Often it is not just emotions but unconscious belief systems, patterning, and sometimes trauma all wound together affecting the shape of your body, how you feel, and how you show up. There are classic responses to your emotions from the endocrine, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and nervous systems that can cause obvious reactions such as tension, flushed skin, or butterflies in the stomach. For many, however, the process is not so cut and dry. Emotional repression is all too common in our society and those emotions can and often do manifest in other physical ways to get our attention. 

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