Every restricted movement feels like running through water. The heaviness of soaked shoes and socks is slowing down progress with increasing difficulty. As the crushing weight of stress and disappointment causes my lungs to burn and my sides to ache I think to myself, ‘I wish this was as easy as it was before.’ With sweat dripping into my eyes I have a revelation: why am I looking back when I’m not going that way?
Which came first? Did you have pain first and then your movements suffered? Or were your movements wonky and then you had pain? Think about this conundrum too long and you’ll scramble your brain.
When addressing the emotional component of wellness it is vital to understand that there are two sides to be treated in order to achieve a healthy balance.