Have you ever felt physically ill due to stress or anxiety? Psychosomatic pain is when your emotional and mental stress begin making you physically sick.
When meeting with a new client, I listen to their story by what they are expressing verbally, but am also listening for the cues of discomfort, pain or dis-ease they have been struggling with on a body level.
Am I crazy or is there a reason that I’m suffering? She looks up with pleading eyes. I know it’s probably stress related but I’m good at sucking things up and moving on. But for some reason it isn’t working. My stomach cramps up, I am constantly bloated and just feel so uncomfortable in my skin. Can you do your magic and help me feel better? Clearly the medical tests don’t find anything, so this is my next stop.
Read more to understand psychosomatic stress, how your body holds anxiety and what you can do today! Stay tuned for next week, where I offer 6 skills for stress relief related to psychosomatic symptoms.