Understanding Anxiety & Finding Relief — ElephantJournal.com

Anxiety is not an emotion.

It is the physical sensation that we feel in the body when we are blocking an emotion from moving through us. Simply put, it is a physical response to an unfelt, blocked or suppressed emotion.

Think of a hose with water flowing through it. What happens when we kink the hose? The water becomes blocked and pressure builds. The water is like the emotions that flow through each of us. When we’re in a state of anxiety, this same kinked hose pressure builds across our chest, in our throat or in other areas of our bodies when we are not allowing our emotions to flow freely.

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