“The past is a pebble in my shoe.”- Edgar Allen Poe
Before reading this post- This post is the 2nd in a 2 part blog, please feel free to read the first part: A reason, a season, a lifetime.
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Brene Brown said “If you have a rock in your shoe you don’t just keep walking, you stop and deal with it. But we often don’t do that with our emotions.” For me this was mostly the case, I thought that I had dealt with my emotions surrounding my traumatic accident that caused multiple fractures to my right ankle and a partially torn ACL (See: How did I find yoga?) but my reoccurring pain told a different story. Not only was the accident itself and learning how to walk traumatic but the circumstances surrounding the accident also caused me great emotional distress (See: Road to Dhyana).
I believe that unresolved emotions are at the heart of our health issues and yet so many people don’t want to or can’t work on them. As I mentioned previously, my accident was in 2010 but it wasn’t until 2016 that my deepest emotional pain manifested as a severe pain in my right foot. It was a pain that left me limping like I had a huge stone in my right shoe whilst on a road trip up the Eastern coast of Australia with 2 dear friends.
I am a real believer that everything happens for a reason so when the 3 of us stopped at a friend’s place in Byron Bay and she offered a kinesiology session; I jumped at the opportunity to try to fix my foot. Thinking I knew quite a bit about kinesiology from other conversations that I had had with Nicole, I thought that this session would be relatively easy but I got more that I bargained for.
It is from my experience with Nicole that I now believe that kinesiology is an exceptional modality for dealing with any emotional pebble/ rock/ stone in your shoe.
Kinesiology and the releasing of unresolved emotions
Nicole asked me to lie on her table as she got me comfortable. She explained that she would use a technique called muscle testing to uncover what was really going on with my right foot.
Almost immediately Nicole tapped into and uncovered a range of subconsciously stored emotions pertaining to the accident. The best way I can explain these stored, unresolved emotions is likening them to a computer virus (not just because I don’t really understand either) but because they both lurk around unseen, causing upheaval within their host.
Clearing emotions and eliminating my pain
This uncovering of unresolved emotions resulted in a 90 minute session of crying and releasing everything that happened to me whilst in hospital in Honduras- the negligent insurance, the corrupt hospital system, the inhumanity of a 3rd world country.
It surprised me that I still held onto so much hurt and pain despite having already discussed these issues at length with friends and family many years ago. I guess my body was storing these feelings until I could deal with and process them thoroughly.
My foot has never felt better
Through kinesiology Nicole enabled me to stop to pull out my pebble, look at it and then toss it away. I literally walked away from our session feeling better, stronger and happier than I had for a very long time.
At the end of the session, I was healed because Nicole was able to bring the problem and its underlining causes to a level of consciousness and above and beyond the level at which the symptoms and causes existed. To this day I have not experienced any more pain in my right foot. Thank you so much Nicole.
Dedicated to Nicole who is an amazing person, an inspirational healer and a true friend, sending you lots of love, happiness and kindness, X
If you enjoyed reading this post, you may like to read a very short Blog from one of my previous posts, Scars.