By Sandra Zimmer
of the healthiest things you can do for yourself is
who express themselves fully are healthier, happier, more
confident and energetic, and much more attractive.
That’s because expression of your inner thoughts and
feelings releases negativity from your body and being.
To express means “to push out”.
When you express, you externalize your inner thoughts and
feelings. Expression clears your body, mind and emotions of negativity
allowing your life force to flow freely in your body. You
radiate a light that glows from within.
You feel relaxed and open to connect with others.
People can sense your openness and are drawn to you like
But don’t take my word for it.
Discover it for yourself.
Save this article for a bad day. The next time you are
feeling angry, sad or low in energy, try this self-expression
exercise and see what happens. Go to a place where you have
privacy and can make noise. You will need a chair.
that “The You That Feels Bad” is
seated in the chair.
Stand in front of the chair and talk out loud to the
imaginary “You” that is seated in the chair.
Say, “(Your name), I understand how you feel.
You feel __________ and ________ and _________, etc.
I really understand all of that.”
Ask, “Is there anything else I don’t understand?”
Now, actually sit down in the chair.
Say out loud anything else you think or feel about it
Stand up again and say, “I understand that you also
Now lie down, relax and breathe.
Notice any difference. You may feel a little silly, but
you may also feel more calm, energized and open to connect to
others. The simple
act of creatively expressing how you feel, releases the
intensity and frees you for connection to others.
Self-expression can help you transform your
life so you become all that you want to be. I hope this helps.
The Self-Expression Center
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