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Embodiment



A lot of times we can move through life “up in our heads,” disconnected from the experience and messages of our physical bodies—until something goes wrong. We often consider our bodies to be tools at the disposal of our mind as opposed to an equal part of our complex consciousness. Retraining ourselves to incorporate our bodies into our conscious experience can be a struggle—even observing our breaths or paying attention to physical sensations still centers our experience through our thinking mind. Striving for a sense of embodiment is to work toward connection to and conversation with the experiences and wisdom of our living bodies. Practicing embodiment can lead to a keener sense of how we move through the world around us and a deeper intuition of ourselves.

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Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are | Amy Cuddy

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing"-standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident-can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success.

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Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for Presence, Empowerment, and Waking Up in This Life

In Bodyfulness, renowned somatic counselor Christine Caldwell offers a practical guide for living an embodied contemplative life, embracing whatever body we are in.

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The Science of How Our Minds and Our Bodies Converge in the Healing of Trauma

Nowhere is this relationship more essential yet more endangered than in our healing from trauma, and no one has provided a more illuminating, sympathetic, and constructive approach to such healing than Boston-based Dutch psychiatrist and pioneering PTSD researcher Bessel van der Kolk.

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FindCenterGenuine feelings cannot be produced, nor can they be eradicated. We can only repress them, delude ourselves, and deceive our bodies. The body sticks to the facts.

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Judith Blackstone: Can We Embody Nonduality?

Judith Blackstone leads us in a guided meditation to approach nondual awareness. Judith will teach practices from the Realization Process, an embodied approach to nondual awakening. She will discuss how embodiment is an integral aspect of nondual realization.

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Becoming Safely Embodied: A Guide to Organize Your Mind, Body and Heart to Feel Secure in the World

Whether you are stuck in the distress of life, or appear like nothing’s wrong, you may have faced trauma or incredible stress or suffocating fear. Maybe you wonder whether those emotions, memories, and experiences are blocking you from being as fulfilled and happy as you could be.

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The Wisdom of the Body | Eileen Fisher, Soren Gordhamer | Wisdom 2.0 2016

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FindCenterThe greatest communication is usually how we are rather than what we say.

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Neuroscientist: "If your Ring Finger is LONGER than your Index Finger, then..." w/ Andrew Huberman

What does finger length reveal?!

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Getting in Touch: The Guide to New Body-Centered Therapies

More and more people are turning to new mind-body therapies to address physical and emotional ills.

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