Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Body Image - journalling
I was given a journalling exercise the other day, asking me to think about my body - all the things it does right, or on its own without being told what to do!
So it got me really thinking. I usually look at my body and only see what's wrong with it, what I would like to change, and even see it as a separate entity sometimes! But after brainstorming and putting everything down on a pretty piece of paper I can happily say I see my body as an important part of what makes up me, and that it's not so bad after all! My favourite discoveries were that I feel my body enables me to experience the physicality of this world, to act out my feelings, to express myself. Also that I like to move, whether it be to music (belly dancing!) or walking with my dog in the woods.
It's great to look at the same old, same old from a different perspective - it's like a breath of fresh air. (Try it and see! xx)