The Healing Crisis

They Say It's Darkest Before the Dawn

//The Healing Crisis

The Healing Crisis

They Say It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

Mary Loveless, LMT, PTA, C.Ped.
March–April 2018 • Vol 3, No 97

“Why are my symptoms feeling worse?” What you are experiencing is the healing crisis — sometimes you feel worse before you feel better. Why does this happen? This occurs as you begin to release into the deeper layers of restrictions. Not only can the symptoms intensify, but also other sensations or emotions may come to the surface.

Usually this process lasts around 48 hours, but can go on longer. This is your body’s way of bringing your awareness into what you are actually dealing with everyday, but you “tune out” and don’t feel. At times, it can feel like you are taking two steps forward and one step backwards…

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