Tics are Words that Have Gotten STUCK

Apr 23, 2024

 Key Takeaways:

  • The Mind-Body Connection

  • Authentic Self-Expression as Healing

  • Courage in Self-Discovery

On this writings, I'm passionate about sharing what I've learned and how I overcame my struggles. Today, I want to delve into a topic that's close to my heart: emotions and how they manifest in our bodies.

Recently, I had the joy of spending time with my nieces after nine months apart. Observing their interactions with the world around them was eye-opening. I noticed moments when they freely expressed themselves and others when they held back, their minds racing with unspoken thoughts and desires.

One particular instance stood out to me. My niece was engrossed in watching television when my mom and I unintentionally distracted her. I could sense her internal struggle to express her desire to be left alone to enjoy her show. Her body language spoke volumes—squirming, fidgeting—as she grappled with the urge to communicate her needs.

This observation got me thinking about the connection between our emotions and physical sensations, a link I've explored deeply on my healing journey. Through my own experiences and those of my coaching clients, I've noticed a common theme: the fear of expressing oneself authentically.

Many of us harbor deep-seated fears of judgment, rejection, or embarrassment, leading us to suppress our true thoughts and emotions. This pattern of self-censorship can manifest physically, often in the form of motor tics or other involuntary movements.

But here's the thing: as I've learned to embrace and express my emotions authentically, I've witnessed a profound shift in my physical well-being. The tightness and discomfort that once plagued me have dissolved, replaced by a sense of lightness and ease.

This journey has taught me that true healing begins with self-acceptance and self-expression. It's about owning our stories, embracing our vulnerabilities, and allowing ourselves to be seen and heard. And as we release the emotional baggage we've been carrying, our bodies respond in kind, finding peace and harmony once more.

I know it can feel daunting to confront our deepest fears and insecurities, but trust me when I say that the freedom on the other side is worth it. By reclaiming ownership of our bodies and emotions, we unlock the power to heal ourselves from within.

So, if you're on a similar journey of self-discovery and healing, know that you're not alone. I'm here to support you every step of the way. Whether you're struggling with motor tics, chronic conditions, or simply seeking greater peace and balance in your life, know that there's hope and healing within reach.

As I continue to share my insights and experiences on this channel, I invite you to join the conversation. Drop a comment below, share your story, or reach out to me directly—I'm here to listen and support you on your path to healing.

Until next time, take care, and remember: true healing begins with the courage to be yourself, fully and unapologetically.


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