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“Listening Through” To Really Hear What Bothers The Person

People come to homeopathy for all sorts of reasons. For physical complaints, like asthma, arthritis, digestive issues, headaches, menstrual issues, and allergies. For emotional issues, like fears, anxiety, depression, anger, and grief. For mental issues, like difficulty focusing and memory loss.  And for other concerns. Whatever the reason is that brings someone to homeopathy, it is always where the person is listened to, heard, and seen for who he is, and for what bothers him. Lately, I have been calling this “listening through”.

Not Being Bogged Down In The Story

Listening through. It is not getting bogged down into the literalness of what the person is saying, Not getting involved in the story, the specficness of the story, or the characters the person is talking about. Not getting involved in the emotionality of the story. It is rather, what is the story expressing? What is the sensitivity that this person experiences, that is expressed in this story? Someone may be talking about their brother-in-law, or their boss in the story. The person is really talking about himself. What is the sensitivity here, that is being expressed through the brother-in-law or the boss?

Hand Gestures

Listening through. It is also watching, observing and seeing where the emphasis of what bothers the person is being expressed. This is done often by hand gestures, recurring hand gestures. The hand gestures are showing that what the person is saying is important, that it is expressive of their state of what is bothering them. For example, a patient of mine, was talking about the pain she experiences in her hands, and as she was talking about it, she was making a hand gesture of tightly closing her hands together and then opening them up. I asked, what is that that you are doing? Tell me more. It is squeezing, she said, a sensation of tightening, tightening really tight, squeezing.

The gestures could also be facial expressions, or bigger movements, such as continually moving around in their seat or moving around the room. Another patient of mine, a young girl, crawled and crept around my consultation room, going behind the chairs, under the desk, and into the corners of the room.

All of these kinds of movements – hand gestures, facial expressions, larger movements – are expressive of the person.

Learning The Person’s Language

scrabble-243192__180Listening through. It is also learning the person’s language, Deciphering their code. Getting to know their language, their use of words and their movements. What do they mean by the words and expressions they use? It is not interpreting. It is learning what the person means by the words or expressions spoken. That is why I often ask, tell me more about what this (word) means to you, or what is the experience or sensation of this “word” for you. I know what the word means for me, but I don’t know what it means for the person.

And some of what someone is saying will not make sense in terms of our every day use of language. The person is speaking their language, which is expressive of what is bothering them.

Listening Through

Listening through. Listening to. Listening openly. Listening without prejudice. Listening without judgement. It is listening to the person to understand them as an individual, and from that to give a homeopathic remedy that is similar to all of it. The homeopathic remedy stimulates their healing.

Healing With Homeopathy

Is there a place where you feel you are being listened through? That what is bothering you in your health is really understood and seen?  That is what homeopathy does. Please contact me here through my blog or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com to talk further. I have a complimentary 15 minute Get Acquainted Call.


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Our Own Language – Homeopathy “Hears” It

Each person’s language is different. Each person describes their suffering in their own unique way.

The language can be verbal and non-verbal.  Verbal language is specific words used, metaphors, descriptions of images, and languagestories. Non-verbal language is hand gestures, sounds made, facial expressions, and body movements.  All, the verbal and the non-verbal, are expressive of the person. It is our own unique language. And we are speaking it all the time, and not really knowing that we are doing so.

All language, verbal and non-verbal, is what the homeopath is listening to, is watching, and is observing. Putting it all together to make the picture of the person. It is a whole picture. And then selecting a homeopathic remedy that is similar to this picture. The main principle of homeopathy is Like Cures Like or the Law of Similars.

Homeopathy is wonderful for animals, babies, and non-verbal people, such as children and adults who don’t speak. Language is expressed not only through speech.

A Patient 

A patient of mine was talking about herself, about what bothers her. After talking for awhile, certain words came up, and then an image with these words, and then there was a gesture. The arm circled around her body, as she was saying the words “surrounding me, all around me, and enclosed”.  And the gesture was just there; it just came. The image she said was “like a shell, a wall, something hard. And it is all around”.  She continued, “I can’t be in for long, and I can’t be out for long”.  She talked about being protected, enclosed, and another hand gesture started moving up and down in front of her.  It is as if the hand gestures were drawing the image.

Gestures

The hand gestures just come. They aren’t thought out; they are spontaneous. And they can come often. When the homeopath sees a particular gesture recurring often, she may ask or say, “What is that? Do this gesture again. What comes when you do the gesture?” And then the person will talk more.

How do you express what is bothering you? You may not be aware of your language. The homeopath will hear and see it, and this will guide her to a selecting a homeopathic remedy that will stimulate your own healing.

 

I am always happy to talk with people about how homeopathy can be of help for a health concern they are experiencing. Contact me here by writing a comment, or through my website http://www.homeopathytoheal.com  I offer a 15 minute complimentary phone consultation.