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Coming in to the body

Coming in to the body

In Western cultures, we’re very good at being body conscious – or body self-conscious, more like it. We’re focused on the exterior, and the judgments about our appearance that we face from others and impose on ourselves, often through very critical eyes. We’re focused on performance, too, and the pride or shame that can bring. Neither focus takes us *into* the body; it keeps us on the outside, external assessors of our own dwellings...

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