By Cynthia Abulafia We have all heard phrases like, “that…
To pass some time …
let’s consider the body, yours and mine, the same way we once considered food.
Before there was inorganic food everything grown was organic.
Similarly, before we started “working” on our bodies, there was a natural body that we simply lived in.
Just as it occurred to someone to infuse crops with chemicals to make them bigger and pest resistant, it occurred to someone to alter their natural body in order to make some parts of it bigger and other parts smaller.
These “bigger” and “smaller” parts were then infused with meaning to create value.
You may have to go pretty far back in your memory to remember the natural body you inhabited before you started believing in having a “good” or a “bad” body, but that inner knowing remains, buried under an avalanche of habits, beliefs and repetitive affirmations, some positive, most negative.