In my profession I work more directly with bodies than minds. But to assist the body in recovery it's important that I know where my clients are coming from, their mindset because nothing will change if the mind doesn't co-operate. Our thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and attitudes can positively or negatively affect our biological functioning. In other words, our minds can affect how we heal.
To quote Dr. James Gordon, " the brain and peripheral nervous system, the endocrine and immune systems, and indeed all the organs of our body and all the emotional responses we have, share a common chemical language and are constantly communicating with one another."
So today I'd like to share an interesting video with you about emotions. It's a fascinating "Ted Talk" by Psychologist Susan David. She shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters. Enjoy! VIDEO
The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage by Susan David