Recently I read a short passage about how physical symptoms are a signal that the body is fighting for you. That pain is a ‘love tap’ from it for you to take action to change a habit or behaviour.
Our language has integrated our understanding of the body, even if on the surface level we’ve forgotten to bring our bodies along to most of our wheelings and dealings. I’m sure you’ll think of more examples. (And I’m not an NLP master, so those of you out there, show us your mettle).
My body is important. It is special. My body has done some amazing things, some of which I will or cannot do again, some that I hope it will do once more. A body incorporates all of a person, in my view, yet we talk about it like it’s an object, outside of oneself.
dical) shot yesterday. The nurse asked me how I found the other two previous shots and if there had been any side effects. I couldn’t remember. We’re talking less than 6 months ago.
Ebb – the Antipodean summer is long, and writing will flow and perhaps even inundate. Soon, very soon you may dip into this resource of riches – over and over again. Some of the topics I’ll be covering are: Reading list Somatic practices Design thinking Ritual building blocks The role of myth, legend and storyContinue reading “Ebb and flow”
Well, what do you know? While researching my book (on embodied / integrated listening – more on that in future), I recently stumbled across the eclectic and prolific work of John Vervaeke PhD. He is an award-winning lecturer at University of Toronto in the departments of psychology, cognitive science and Buddhist psychology. The book heContinue reading “Open sesame! To knowing, alignment and intuition”