AEQ AND EMOTIONS

Change

We don’t want to change ourselves, even though we expect everyone else to change, which would then change our lives. However, it is imperative that all the changes we have to make come from within.

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Overthinking

Overthinking is the act of thinking about something for too long. It’s seductive. The siren call of overthinking sounds something like this: If you keep overthinking things, if you keep thinking about unsolved…

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The meaning of love

When we fall in love with one person, we give up the ability to be with someone else and begin focusing our time and attention on deepening the relationship with the person we chose. If we do this long enough…

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Lying

Lying makes us weak and causes us to fear life. Life is rough and difficult. And by making ourselves weak by consciously or subconsciously lying, causing us unnecessary suffering, and making us bitter.

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Anger

It is important to accept the existence of multiple levels of homeostasis. Roughly, we can operate at a level of basic homeostasis that allows us to survive or at higher levels of homeostasis (syntropy) that allows us to live

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Burnout, chronic fatigue

This state of emotional, cognitive, and physical exhaustion develops due to long-term stress; we feel entangled in demands, tasks, and the feeling of incompetence and are incapable of satisfying them. The consequences of burnout…

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Sensory-motor illusion

If the environment is in a state that has a burdensome effect on us for a long time and we cannot adequately influence it with our movement and behavior, it makes maintaining homeostasis difficult, if not impossible.

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Fear

We shouldn’t forget that we all went through periods of helplessness in our early childhood. But if the environment had not abused it, the separation from the energy source would not have occurred.

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Children suppressing their emotions

Due to its strong influence on the creation of chronic rigidity and its prevalence, I will discuss the process of suppressing the impulse to cry in more detail. The same can be observed with all negative emotions.

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DIFFICULT PATHS THAT REQUIRE COURAGE

Before I attended my first AEQ therapy, I thought that I would learn a couple of exercises that I will perform for a few months and that my undefined chronic pain will ease itself or maybe even disappear. After a few years…

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REMAINING INTERNALLY BALANCED

We are raised and taught that we need to do something constantly. This belief stems from modern consumer society. We surrender to it only if our body and feelings cannot influence our thoughts, decisions, and actions.

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IF I WERE A CHILD AGAIN, I WOULD…

Reading for stronger nerves: how does self-destruction work with the best of intentions? The resemblance to self-destruction in sports is no accident. Even in early childhood, a toddler has unmonitored access to the Internet and…

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UNDERSTANDING PAIN

The online Oxford dictionary defines pain as a “highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury”, and lists as its second meaning “mental suffering or distress”. Since pain can result from both…

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CHANGE AND TRANSITION

We don’t want to change ourselves, despite expecting others to change, which would in turn, change our lives. Yet it is imperative that all the changes we need to make come from within us. Change means to free ourselves of the…

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EMOTIONS AND THE AEQ METHOD

Happiness, joy, anger, sadness, anxiety, fear, … emotions that we use to respond to events that feel important to us. And for all these emotions we can say that they have a bodily component to be reflected in the body, they affect the texture of…

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AEQ BREATHING

Accepting/giving, opening/closing, expanding/shrinking are all words that can be compared to breathing – inhale/exhale. The purpose of breathing is to exchange gasses between air and blood in our lungs as efficiently as we can.

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SEPERATION

Despite man having the same basic body structure as other mammals, he is the only one that is perfectly balanced in an upright posture. The foundation for it is the increased role and strength of the buttock muscle. Upright posture…

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INTEGRITY AND CONSCIOUSNESS

A person without consciousness would be like a robot: perfect in his movement, nor would he make too much or too little movement in unconditional goal orientation. He would feel no emotion and feeling and would be carefully protected…

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ENTROPY AND THE MEANING OF PAIN

Entropy (2nd law of thermodynamics) is the decay of a system and chaos. It is a temporal, gravitational, evolutionarily conditioned change from complex to simple. It means a change for the worse, into less order and complexity.

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REFLEX PATTERNS

Thomas Hanna recognized and defined three general reflex patterns, which are an adaptation of the body to stress. Anyone can recognize and feel them. But even though they are characteristic for humans, it doesn’t…

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THE FREEZE RESPONSE

The freeze response occurs upon simultaneous activation of the sympathetic and parasympathetic states of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). This happens when the limbic system detects that neither fight nor flight is appropriate…

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CHANGING THE MIND

Conventional approaches toward rectifying mistakes in our body felt as chronic pain, movement limitation, or inefficient movement derive from the body’s structure and how muscle and body processes work.

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HOW TO IMPROVE THROUGH PROGRESSION

You swing between the old and new, despite knowing, understanding, and feeling that the old doesn’t suit you anymore, disturbs you, or even harms you. And despite that, you’re still swinging between what once was…

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