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SomaShift: Embodied Evolution- Somatic Work for Chronic Illness

Your chronic health issues may be signaling that your body is persistently stuck in survival mode, a condition deeply rooted in the nervous system's response to past experiences. Recognizing this can be a crucial step towards achieving a healthier, more balanced life.

Survival mode in the nervous system manifests through various physical and mental symptoms.

Physical signs include neck and back pain, tension in the limbs, and temperature dysregulation. Mentally and emotionally, you might experience heightened anxiety, hyper-vigilance, a feeling of being both wired and fatigued, racing thoughts, irritability, anger, and tendencies towards perfectionism, overachieving, and overexertion.


Conversely, survival mode can also lead to feeling detached, numb, or spacey, dissociation, depressive states, feelings of hopelessness, and pervasive negative thoughts such as "I'll never heal" or "I'm alone." This can result in procrastination, social withdrawal, and avoidance due to overwhelming emotions.


In this state, critical bodily systems like the immune, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, and cardiovascular systems don't function optimally, contributing to chronic health conditions.

Addressing these issues at a surface level can provide temporary relief, but for deep, lasting change, it's essential to get to the root cause. Somatic work and nervous system regulation play a pivotal role in this process. These methods focus on exiting survival mode by reestablishing a sense of bodily safety and turning off the survival response.


Incorporating practices that regulate the nervous system and engage in somatic work is not just beneficial but vital for a healthy life. They go beyond treating symptoms, targeting the underlying issues that contribute to your body's prolonged state of alert. This approach, which includes therapies like Polyvagal therapy, fosters deep shifts and long-lasting changes, moving you towards a more balanced and fulfilling state of well-being.


Are you feeling overwhelmed by chronic health issues and trapped in a cycle of merely surviving? I've been there, and I know how challenging it can be. That's why I created SomaShift: Embodied Evolution, a sanctuary where healing goes deeper than just treating symptoms – it's about transforming your life from the inside out.


I invite you to join me in this journey of discovery and healing. At SomaShift, we focus on nervous system regulation and somatic work, grounded in the hopeful belief that your body has an incredible capacity for healing. We're not just aiming for temporary relief; we're committed to guiding you toward profound, lasting change by addressing the root causes of your symptoms.


Take this opportunity to step out of survival mode and into a life of balance and fulfillment. Reach out to me today and start your journey with SomaShift.

Together, we'll transform your experience from merely surviving to thriving, embracing every challenge as a stepping stone towards a healthier, more vibrant you.



Hand Reaching Out for Hope – Symbolizing Healing from Chronic Symptoms with SomaShift's Support
Transform with hope


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