There is no soul as such. It is rather a combination of many concepts. Beliefs and Faith. With the constant influence of the environment, events contrary to your faith and beliefs. Dissonance arises in them, questions arise: "Do I understand everything this way?"
A kind of civil war arises and a difficult exit from the comfort zone.
Firstly, it is a turn of speech, which should not be taken literally. You don't think that "a place in the sun" has a direct meaning? Secondly, sensory experiences are often localized in the body and specific sensations, "hands itch" - because emotions suggest already starting a fight, and hands begin to itch , tension appears in them, "butterflies in the stomach" from a loved one - blood flowing into the genitals, etc. Accordingly, "the soul hurts" can also have a similar meaning, although the wording is too vague to say exactly what it should mean.
Because we are, first of all, souls, and only then nerve endings, cells, skin, etc., which are the components of the material shell. And the meaning of the existence of our souls is the development and knowledge of the world through love (for the universe, for the world, for neighbors, for ourselves, for friends, etc.). And each of our misdeeds alienates us from love, to which the soul always strives so hard ... So it hurts later.
I agree, the soul is called something abstract inside a person, everyone has their own idea of this, therefore it (the soul) is not a material substance, all the feelings that we experience, in this case, "mental pain", this is a matter of the limbic system, well, overall well-coordinated work of cns
There is no soul. This is a completely fictional concept, so she can't get sick. In fact, we are talking about specific physiological or psychological problems in your body.
Unpleasant feelings of heaviness in the chest during stress can be associated with vasospasm. Blood circulation is impaired, breathing is difficult. If such symptoms recur, you need to contact a specialist and be examined.
There is a language trick in our culture that separates the body from the soul. We say "I have a headache" with about the same message that "my tomatoes are wilted." This form of speech makes the body an object separate from "me". “I”, as it were, own this head object on the same grounds as the tomatoes in my garden. The same applies to the phrase "the soul hurts". Thought assumes that they are separate.
However, there is another way of thinking, it is extremely unusual, but can lead to a greater awareness of oneself. Instead of “I’m dizzy,” you can say “I’m spinning in my head ... clockwise, and what’s spinning feels light and soft like cotton wool.”
Instead of the words from the question, you can say “ I am sick with my soul "or even" I hurt myself in the soul ", and then pay attention to the physical sensations and add, for example," and I feel a cutting pain in the solar plexus region.
And then ask yourself: " why am I hurting myself so? " And specific answers may come like: "I am punishing myself for my wrongdoing" or "I broke up with my beloved and my heart froze, and the wound carries with it pain and a reminder that I am still alive, because the dead does not hurt." And this is not the only correct answer to the question of why the soul hurts. This is the direction of the search ... attention to the nuances of bodily tension and pain.