Let’s go back to our body and reconcile with it

true homeBreathing mindfully takes our mind back to our breath and, if we continue, to our whole body. We go back to our body and reconcile with it. We get to know what’s going on in our body, the wrongs we have done, the conflicts we’re having, and we’ll know what to do and what not to do in order to be on good terms with our body. With mindful breathing, we come to recognize our body as our home. We might say:

Breathing in, I am aware of my body.
Breathing out, I smile to my whole body.

by Thich Nhat Hanh from Your True Home

One of the most profound aspects of healing from the medically induced injury from psychotropic drugging, has been the process of coming, by necessity, to deeply know my body. I can only be grateful for my life at this point knowing what I know. Conscious embodiment is a source of grace.

A collection of posts on the importance of the body for our sense of holistic well-being.

See also how moving the body helps us heal:

There are endless ways of moving the body and healing. As many as there are human beings, really.

And diet too, of course, matters: Mental health and diet, Nutrition and gut health

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