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Your Bones and Your Emotions
The Intricate Link Between the Two

When you think of improving your bone health, if you're like most people, you think about physical things to do. For example, exercise more, especially weight bearing. Or eat higher quality food. Or take certain supplements.

While these are all important and valid in and of themselves, they do not complete the picture of what it takes to achieve full health of bones. That's because bones exist in bodies, and bodies are affected by emotions.

But can there be a link between bone health and emotional health? Or if there is, is it significant enough to affect bone health for better or worse?

The short answer is yes, absolutely. Here is one way your emotional health affects your bone health, and affects it significantly.

First, every emotion you feel has a corresponding 'molecule of emotion'. That's the term Candace Pert, PhD., used to describe how thoughts become physical and direct our bodies. That's how we're designed.

The problem comes in when we have emotions we don't resolve. In other words, we don't get done with them and so they keep replaying and bathing our bodies in the same molecules over and over. The short story is that in this kind of circumstance, those molecules make our bodies run more acid than is good for us.

Since our bodies are smart and self-balancing, they work to correct this situation right away. And the way they do that is to take calcium from our bones and return it to circulation so it moves things back in the direction of alkalinity.

So, an emotional state that's 'stuck on replay' is an emotional state that sets the body up to rob the bones.

Given the new science that reveals this connection, this is a good time to add to our conversation about bones  'emotional osteopenia' and 'emotional osteoporosis.'

For more information on how to maintain a healthier emotional state. visit


Pamela Levin, R.N.

The Nourishing Company (NourishingCompany.com)  provides resources to feed the body, mind, spirit, emotions and relationships.

Source: http://www.emotionaldevelopment101.com

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Pamela Levin is an R.N. and a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst who has been in private practice offering health improvement services for 40 years.

She has over 500 post-graduate hours of training in clinical nutrition, herbology and applied kineseology.

She has published many professional journal and lay audience articles and has an international reputation in the fields of emotional development, emotional intelligence and Transactional Analysis.

For her work in these areas, she was awarded the prestigious Eric Berne Award by members of the International Transactional Analysis Association in 72 countries.

She has lectured and trained both lay and professional audiences all over the world.

Her work is continues to be used  throughout North and South America, The UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

She has personally researched the key emotional nutrients™ she makes available through this site.

They have consistently been demonstrated to be the core nutrients people need to feed all the six parts of their emotional selves. 

People from all cultures and languages in all parts of the world have used them since she first made them public in 1974 to feed their emotional selves, move from surviving to thriving, release limiting beliefs, improve parenting skills and more.