I often wonder about the stories behind my students' BODY TENSION
patterns. I am somewhat aware of some of my own. ...
Luckily we have another 'seven billion - one' persons to share this misery
with us :-)
Don't they award Nobel Prizes to individuals for pointing out potentially
serious problems? When I was 25 years old, and came across Dr. Barlows
book, I realized within half an hour that we are faced with a major
problem. And here we have a situation, where main line scientists, simply
do not acknowledge that a problem exists!
I spent about a month on a discussion group about 10 years back where
Medical Professionals and Chiropractors were throwing muck at one another,
refusing to acknowledge serious deficiency on their own parts. Medical
Professionals refusing to acknowledge that distortion of the skeletal
system exists and that it is a serious issue, and Chiropractors refusing to
acknowledge that forceful alignment of the skeletal system could be
With our inability to apply A,B,C, of common sense, we can look forward to
sharing our mutual miseries for a long time to come.
On 10 March 2012 05:17, Luke Ford <lukeisb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> When my life is not as I wish, I feel an overwhelming need to grip or
> grind my teeth and to create other forms of body tension.
> I often feel so frustrated and angry with my life. Usually I feel
> morally compelled to not lash out at others (unless they remind me of
> certain figures from my childhood), so instead I just tense and
> compress myself.
> I often wonder about the stories behind my students' body tension
> patterns. I am somewhat aware of some of my own.
> I have no psychological training (but have been a patient in psycho-
> therapy for about six years).
> I am terribly curious about exploring this with my students who want
> this exploration. I might gingerly ask if there's a story behind a
> particular type of tension. What do you fear coming up if you were to
> release this tension? How does this tension serve you? Do you notice
> under what circumstances this tension arises?
> Alexander Technique is so intoxicating that it is tempting to me to
> believe it explains almost everything.
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