Your Mind & Body Are Not Separate

I found this graphic in a Buddhist journal and think it is quite interesting also for Aikido people. Nevertheless we often talk about our senses and feelings while the Aikido keiko, it also happens, that the stress being attacked can cause some surpising and/or even alarming body experieces. Maybe this graphic can give us an idea about unconcsious reactions in our bodys naming a possible reason. „…We talk about feeling things in “our guts.” We talk about a lump in our throat when we are upset. Our daily language illustrates this, but how often to we ignore what our bodies are telling us? This graphic is one depiction of some…