If your body could talk, what stories will it tell you?

This morning's meditation guide was so amazing and filled with light that I am compelled to share.  It captured this ancient aphorism:

"If you want to know what your experiences were like in the past, examine your body now. If you want to know that your body will look like in the future, examine your experiences now."

Think about the stories your body would tell you about what it's been through? Were you loved unconditionally or were you mistreated and beaten as a child? As a young woman or man, what did you expose yourself to? What deficiencies have persisted as you lived your life journey? And, at this present moment, what kind of environment and people are you surrounded by? Are you existing in a nurturing environment or one filled with drama, capital D. Is it time to switch it up? Only you know the answer to that one.

Are you feeling out of balance? If so, this is your body's way of telling you that something is not right. Listen. And remember, your life will unfold differently only if you want it to... you have the power to change things that are simply not serving you.

Yes, it's true that we are shaped by our past experiences, good, brutal or mediocre. But another truth is that it's about how we digest a complicated past. Taking the lessons and leaving the ugly is like purging the waste while sucking up only the vitamins of our bad experiences. It's worth examining your life now and carefully curating the people, places, media, and environment you expose yourself to.

The kind of stories your body will be sharing in the future are being scripted now.

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