Be real with how you feel with how you feel.
Putting on a happy face may be the worst thing
you can do for your physical and emotional health.
Researchers from the University of Sydney Business School Anya Johnson and Helena Nguyen found “workers who suppress their emotions are taking an extra six to eight days off work a year. They are also more likely to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental illnesses.” 1
When we force that smiley face, what we are doing is telling our heart that guides our emotional well being to be quiet-your input does not count. Over time this becomes a habit which can create physical and emotional dis-ease.
Where does the body store these swallowed feelings and behaviors usually in those tissues, fascia and organs your family of origin stored it.
When the body and mind become exhausted this is usually a sign from our heart to take better care of yourself. If left unattended and nurtured, the emotions get more extreme, pain and exhaustion increase, the mind and body get sluggish.
Take time for a breathing break or come visit “Pain Away Island ” for some suggestions on how to unwind the pain and pent up emotions. You do not have to suffer from the “Smiley Face” addiction any more.
Thanks to 1. theage.com.au