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How is Your Mind Set?

I think about how to express what Somatics is, what it can do for a person, all the time. On a cognitive level, most new clients grasp what I'm talking about. But how they apply Somatics to their bodies and lives is another thing. Because every person comes to Somatics at their own pace and with their own mindset.

"Mindset" to me mean the mind can be "set", as in set in stone. Or the mind set, can be a set of tools-- or ways of thinking--for taking in new information.

Intellectually someone may have an appreciation for Somatics, but if they keep doing their lives exactly as they always do it, their mind is set, and nothing can really change. Only love, time, curiosity, and practice can create a light bulb moment, leading to longer-lasting changes. And only more love, time, curiosity and practice will keep a soma moving in that growth/changing direction.

I often find highly educated clients have a hard time getting out of the prefrontal cortex and into the senso…