From the book In Touch: ….. Being able to sense into our bodies, .

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Peaceful Outlook
Photograph by Abdullrahman Almalki, National Geographic Your Shot
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Being able to sense into our bodies,
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particularly the chest and belly,
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is a critical step in self-attunement and attunement with others.
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In his book The Mindful Therapist, Daniel Siegel writes:
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Interoception is the skill of perceiving the interior of our body.
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As we focus a spotlight of attention on this internal world of our bodily states,
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we draw upon the sensations of our muscles,
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the signals from our heart and intestines,
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the overall feeling inside of ourselves.
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Interoception is a crucial aspect of the monitoring function of the mind
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that opens the gateway to attunement with others.
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5 responses to this post.

  1. So glad you are reading the book Marty!
    I found that Mindful yoga is a great way to start tuning in to our body.

  2. Mindful yoga prepares us for its highest form. Meditation

    Modern society seems to want us to be world
    Champion multi taskers unaware beings living at a frivolous pace

  3. Isn’t it a wonderful pathway to our ancient selves? Body awareness and divine presence are deeply sacred and it is so wonderful to have their retrn to our world
    http://Www.innerbodywisdom.co.uk

  4. So much of life goes unnoticed, overlooked, or underestimated.

  5. Posted by Jennifer on February 29, 2016 at 12:35 am

    Oh yes.

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