The emotional body reacts to the mind. Usually thoughts create emotions, but it’s reversed with illness, as the pain from illness creates such negative emotion that it controls the thinking and our illness becomes our world.
The more we tell people about it, the stronger it gets and the negative loop continues, as the energy collects together when it hasn’t been released. As like attracts like, other emotional pain gathers and it grows bigger, as it’s fed by more of the same.
Often we become addicted to these feelings of pain and if not careful, we start to believe we are that pain. When this emotional pain gets too heavy and dense, it becomes a physical pain, which we then give an identity to; it becomes our story. Our pain body needs ‘food’ just like the physical body and can draw others towards us with similar patterns, I’m sure we all know someone who’s told us their full medical history within minutes of meeting.
Instead of someone having an illness, it becomes an illness that has a name. Once this becomes the norm, the emotional pain has to create more dramas to feel it, usually from a partner, family member or friend, which could be why soap dramas are so popular for people living alone, as they don’t have anyone around them to pull in. So they identify with what’s happening on the screen.
All the ‘no one cares about me’ thoughts come in and anyone who’s had an unwanted visitor knows that if you offer them food, they’ll probably stay longer.
I used to fight this part of me as I wanted to be happy, but fighting it, or ignoring it didn’t work, I realised I had to accept this part of me. Now when it ‘kicks off’ I usually let it know I’m aware it’s playing up and start to change my vibration by being nicer to myself.
So treat your ‘story’ as you would a guest. If you’re not happy with its company, tell it it’s time to go and show it the door. Then turn your attention to a happy picture, music, or hobby etc.
Remember though, we are emotional beings and we need to FEEL love and pain to feel alive!