How the meaning you give to your words can make you sick
The meaning you give to the words, events and experiences unfolding in your life will decide whether you will feel miserable and defeated or stronger and more confident than ever, after anything and everything you encounter in life.
And that event can be related to your weight, a cold or flu, stress, anxiety or anything else.
What we tell ourselves and what we tell those around us will influence the outcomes of that particular experience you are going through right now.
Whether we talk about stress, depression, illness, job loss, overweight, all consequences come as a results of our interpretation of the world around us.
In terms of illness “Science has proven, beyond doubt, that the content of our thoughts and emotions directly and immediately influence our biochemistry” Kelly Howell (Sound Healer, Meditation Guide, Consciousness Researcher)
This does not mean that if you are ill you can suddenly come off your medication, but you can use this knowledge in parallel to it.
The meaning you give to the words you speak
I’ve experienced cold and flues many times, like everyone else. A cold is a cold, although I think I never actually had a flu.
And we generally see the common cold as coughing, sneezing, runny nose, lethargy, feeling lifeless and miserable.
But how I see (or interpret) the common cold as opposed to how many others see it makes the difference between how I feel and how most other people feel.
~ when I catch a cold I feel energetic, while they feel lifeless.
~ when I go running in shorts in the middle of winter they sit in the kitchen thinking about how bad they feel.
~ while I am more enthusiastic, and stronger at all levels they lie on the couch with pills and tea in front of them thinking “I feel like crap (pardon my French – no offence French people, this is just how the saying goes)
So, in the rare occasions I catch a cold, I feel more energetic, more enthusiastic, more confident and literally stronger than many other times when I am under the common cold, while you probably feel lifeless, lethargic and miserable.
And I will give you MY SECRET,
the ONE thing I do to feel awesome even when I’m ill
In high school I was sick and tired of telling everyone I caught a cold (or it caught me!) all the time. It made me feel worse actually.
The mere mentioning of the sentence “I caught a cold” made my mind associate it with being sick.
So one day I began doing something different. And since then I never changed it. I began telling everyone this:
“You are WRONG, I am not sick, I did not catch a cold.
I am creating anti-bodies…”
And I kept telling this to literally everyone who asked me if I was sick or who didn’t ask for that matter. And the more I repeated this the stronger my belief was that that’s what was actually happening.
Everyone was surprised to witness how well I was training (as part of Romania’s National Karate Shotokan Squad), how focused I was in class, how much energy and vitality I had.
To be honest I was amazed as well.
So for me now the
COMMON COLD = ANTIBODIES PRODUCTION PROCESS
The meaning of “Stress”
Based on the same principles. We learnt and now associate the word stress with bad things (weight gain, depression, anxiety, lack of productivity etc all the bad stuff).
So when we tell ourselves “I am stressed”, your body immediately reacts to bring forth those results.
If we were to replace the word “stress” with the word “apple” (I know it’s stupid but bear with me).
So if apple was not a fruit but its definition would be that of ” a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” (the definition of stress) then every time we would use the word apple we would automatically go into that state of emotional tension.
The meaning you give to the words you use will determine how you feel
mentally, physically, emotionally and socially, whatever those words may be.
Again I associate stress with success, and so every time I am under “stress” or stressed I work harder and I am more focused. And that’s how it works for me.
And how I did that is simply telling everyone that stress makes me better at what I do. While they were telling me the opposite in their case.
The same principles can be applied to weight loss and many other events and experiences you go through over the course of your life.
This is where I come into play. I help women overcomes stress and depression through The Merisoiu Technique, enabling them to push boundaries for their physical, mental and spiritual development.
So if you are looking for guidance with something that’s going on in your life right now and you can’t shift it alone, book a free call with me and I will give you the tools you need. Yes! I give you stuff for free on the free call.