Battling alcoholism for 20 years, Celeste was stuck in a vicious cycle, unable to see a way out. She likens addiction to being on a hamster wheel, feeling exhausted but unable and too afraid to stop; where the safer option is to continue running.
Stress weakens the immune system. When worried and stressed, the body operates in “Fight or Flight” and its focus is on survival. Other functions (like your immune system) take a back seat. Relaxation improves the immune system.
When an emotion is not processed and released, it becomes an active stored emotion, stored in the connective tissues or other body parts. Over time, there is a high chance that it shows up as a physical symptom.
The BodyTalk System was developed by Dr John Veltheim in the early 1990s, out of personal necessity. Working 16-hour days and his own health suffered. He contracted a strain of the Epstein Barr virus that did extensive damage to his liver and was told by Western doctors he might not live.