Tag: Embodiment


  • the body keeps the score

    Thinking about this idea from Van der Kolk today: “ (1) our capacity to destroy one another is matched by our capacity to heal one another. Restoring relationships and community is central to restoring well-being; (2) language gives us the power to change ourselves and others by communicating our experiences, helping us to define what we […]

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  • relationship with the cold

    I try, every year, to continue running (outdoors) throughout the winter. I don’t love the cold. And by “don’t love”, I mean I really don’t like cold weather. I prefer to be indoors, under a blanket, probably napping. But I’ve realized that for my mind health, I need to keep up a habit of movement. […]

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  • 3 words for this season

    3 words that I’m looking to feel this season:

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  • how does it feel..

    …to be a body? I wrote a whole record of songs based on that question.^ As always, I embarked on the project at an overly ambitious time (finishing undergrad and starting grad school) and most of the songs never made it past demo stage. And I don’t know if any of the other songs will […]

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  • Embodiment

    what does it mean to be embodied? Embodiment is creating headspace for your body. It is giving it enough room in your mind to acknowledge non-judgmentally what you have experienced within your physical self. It is how you greet yourself. It is seeing yourself. It is allowing yourself enough room to be with your emotions.

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  • 2q’s to reset

    – what is my body? -what is my body not?

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  • what is a body?

    a body is a living organism with ability to sense and engage with the world and think critically. A body is our own personal site with which we engage with the world. Through it, we are able to sense our surroundings and respond. In it, we make decisions that determine how we move about social […]

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