Did I bend over the wrong way?
And so on.
But what if your back hurts – and often – and there is no single event that you can find that caused it?
Well then, perhaps you’re looking in the wrong direction when trying to find a physical cause.
Whenever I have pain of any sort in my body, the first place I look is the same as everyone else. What did I do?
And then I simultaneously look for emotional or energetic reasons.
Although most doctors won’t look for emotional or energetic causes of pain – they do in traditional Chinese medicine – and there are more and more MDs in the western world who are coming on board.
There’s an entire field of study and research called psychoneuro-immunology wherein the thinking and emotions of patients are shown to affect the nervous system.
Which leads me to my point about back pain: One of the biggest causes of back pain – especially lower back pain, is financial fear and uncertainty.
Someone feels unstable. He feels like nothing is secure. This causes fear and worry that gets suppressed to the point where you think you’re
“blocking it out.”
You’re just burying a fear even deeper – and eventually you cannot hold it back any longer, so it flares up somewhere in the body.
Did you know that there are people who’ve tracked the negative thinking and negative emotional patterns of people for so long that they can tell you WHERE the pain will manifest? It’s true.
Some of these are not hard. In China’s system of health, they will tell you the following:
Anger harms the liver.
Worry harms the stomach, often causing ulcers.
Fear weakens the kidneys.
Depression weakens the lungs.
Impatience weakens the heart.
And each of the organs listed above exerts a powerful influence and control over the muscles and joints of the body. If you think this is false, consider what happens when a person feints out of fear.
Fearful thought leads to fearful emotion. Kidneys go weak – knees buckle, legs give way, lower back crumbles.
If you think a kidney punch is no big deal, try walking after you’ve been hit there. Your legs and lower back will have almost nothing left.
This explains why I felt it so important to blend some of my martial arts training with the original Theatre of the Mind.
In and of itself, TOTM is awesome – but when you add the deep breathing, the inner smile, the smiling universe and some of the other practices I teach – results are quantum leaps ahead of anything else.
Healing takes place. Real healing. Not placebo. True healing.
First you heal the emotional body by learning to breathe into mental pictures of empowerment. Then you learn to squash negative emotions with a gentle breeze or cooling wave instead of engaging in warfare.
Changes take place right away, the second you begin relaxing into flow. And when you do TOTM on a daily basis, each and everyday becomes a masterpiece. Instead of wallowing in negativity – you rise above it and use whatever your current circumstances are as a spring
board to a better day, a better life, a better YOU.
Heal your mind, emotions and body with Theatre of the Mind. Yes, you can do just that – but only if you get the program and use it.