Our bodies hold the key to mental health
Research shows that being in tune with our bodies can help us make better decisions, rebound more readily from stressful situations, and manage emotions more effectively — yet the brain and body remain separate domains in science and culture to the detriment of mental health. Indulge me in a brief experiment. Sit comfortably, close your eyes, and point to the part of your body responsible for intelligence. Next, point to the part of your body responsible for mental health.