Full Body Presence – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Full Body Presence: Learning to Listen to Your Body’s Wisdom by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana. Check out this excerpt and leave a comment for your chance to win the book!

Our bodies are the containers for our spirits. They are incredible navigational systems that inform us constantly, from our gut instincts to our heart’s deepest yearnings. But take a quick look around you, and you won’t see much acknowledgment of this truth. We are taught to ignore our gut instincts and to be polite instead. We are taught to ignore physical hunger and to strive to be stick thin if we are women. We are rewarded for overworking, often at the expense of our health — raising our stress levels even more. We are taught to live in our heads and to ignore the body’s wisdom.

As we lose touch with our bodies, our healthy resilience suffers. The expression “Speed kills” refers to more than highway statistics. The speed of modern technology, combined with the sheer volume of information thrown at us on any given day, is enough to make us feel as though we cannot slow down and breathe if we want to keep up. The complexity in our lives can be overwhelming.

The good news is that, although changing slowly, the present state of body awareness in the United States is beginning to improve, as seen in the increasing numbers of people going for bodywork and attending yoga or movement classes. Along with this growing recognition of the value of the mind-body connection, there is a growing awareness of the problems alienation from our body creates. Such awareness gives us that much more incentive to learn to be fully present in our bodies and our lives. This is particularly so if we hope to be able to help others in a way that is more rewarding and less stressful.

Excerpted from Full Body Presence by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana. Published by New World Library.

WIN THE BOOK! Enter a comment below and you will automatically be entered to win a copy of Full Body Presence: Learning to Listen to Your Body’s Wisdom by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana. Winner will be announced January 4. Good luck!

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113 comments

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

Care member
Care member3 years ago

Thanks

Gabriel L.
Past Member 3 years ago

thanks.

Ajla C.
Past Member 3 years ago

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Heather Marvin
Heather Marv4 years ago

We can't help others if we can't help ourselves and so we need to learn to Listen to our Body and show it the respect it deserves. We service our cars, and clean them etc because we know that if we don't they will break down. We should do so much more for our body/soul than just keep up appearances.

bharathi A.
bharathi A.4 years ago

Thank you

Karin R.
Karin R.5 years ago

Just what I was looking for!!!

Vinodkumar Neelakandan

life is our chosen journey for our learning.

Zee Kallah
.5 years ago

I love my body and my body loves me.
Healthy!

Do wrinkles count?