“Where do you feel that in your body?”

Image of a medium skinned woman with an afro, closing her eyes and her hands are on her upper chest

If you had asked me this two years ago, I honestly wouldn’t know what to say. This was because my primary body sensation was numbness and disconnection. What I’ve learned since then is that our emotions and our experiences, both good and bad, are held in our bodies. When we are afraid, anxious, socially isolated, […]

Numbness and Disconnection as Protection

I’ve been noticing something that happens during my meditation practice lately, and it’s something that I think has always been there, but the noticing is new and different. Sometimes, when I am feeling tense or tightness in my body, I meditate and just check in with my body. There are some parts of my body […]