The Body Awake
About This Show
The Body Awake is a podcast for people interested in health and the human body, and in having a conversation beyond the body as merely a machine.
It's about what we're made of, how we move, how illness, injury and healing happen, and what we can do with that information to live better lives.Read more »
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Q & A
2 days ago
I love a good question. I also love the attentive space it evokes in me to come up with an answer. And so with that, hopefully this is a win-win as I present to you five listener-powered inquiries, ranging across a decent spread of body-related topics, and my corresponding responses: I practice massage and am “absorbing” other people’s pain. What do I do about this? What is embodiment? What is the biggest obstacle to being more embodied in the world? I’ve oscillated between self-obsession and self-loathing, and am slowly finding a middle ground. What’s a good way to facilitate this? What’s the best way to walk: feet pointing forward or let them find their own way? People involved in somatics, dance, yoga — all these people with incredible physical intelligence — are not actively engaged politically. With so much injustice in the world, how do we find ways to be actively create meaningful change? Cheers, love, LiamRead more »