USEFUL TO KNOW BODY COMPASSION[MENTAL HEALTH]ARTICLE 1
It’s not just about how we nurture and are compassionate to our minds that’s important in this approach. We need to be compassionate and nurturing to our bodies. ,too, treating them with respect and kindness. The compassionate-mind appeoach is concerned with understanding the interactions between mind and body.
We are embodied beings and what goes on in our bodies can affect our minds in a two-way-manner – that’s why we’ve been talking a lot about using imagery and other practices to deliberately stimulate both your brain and your body.
There is increasing evidence that poor diets are not only bad for our physical health , but can be bad for our emotional health too. The reason for this is that they impact on the immune system and cardiovascular systems, both of which affect brain system. So looking after your body with a good diet is of immense importance-particularly…
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