Your Brain: Friend and Foe

Expressing emotions is a way of releasing the body's truth. As you express emotions, that teaches the brain that feelings come and go, explains Alan Gordon, LCSW, Director of the Pain Psychology Center. "Your body is trying desperately to get you to feel, but it doesn't have the power of speech," says Gordon.


Relationship Between The Mind And Body

Repressed unconscious emotions set off bodily reactions that trigger pain in muscles, nerves and tendons. The cure is to face and unscramble the hidden emotional issues.