In the search for health, our body looks for opportunities to disengage from the sympathetic state (fight/flight) and enter into the parasympathetic state (rest/digest).
In order to heal, the body must go from maintenance mode to repair mode. The only way to do this is by slowing down.
Allow a moment to sit back, look out a window, relax the muscles in your face/shoulders/back/limbs, and give your body the space to slow down, even just for a minute.
For assistance, here’s a simple exercise.
Author: Samantha Lotti
Samantha Lotti is the founder of Biodynamic Health and creator of Body Compassing. She is a certified and registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist (BCST, RCST®), licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and board certified herbalist in Oak Park, Illinois. A personal back injury brought Samantha to biodynamic craniosacral therapy and ignited her interest in a variety of healing modalities.