Paying close attention to your thoughts and emotions is one of the six CHEK Foundation Principles of Health and optimal wellness, as it’s an effective way to build the important habit of self-awareness.

Previously, CHEK Faculty member Jator Pierre has discussed how physical cues can be helpful in re-enforcing this important habit and having a great impact on your overall wellbeing.

In our latest video interview, Jator explains why understanding your emotions can be a great tool that shapes self-awareness in a positive, healthy way.

By being more emotionally self-aware, you can identify hidden sources of pain, for example, unresolved traumas from the past that cause enough stress in the present to cause a health-harming dysbiosis.