Our intentions and perceptions have a remarkable influence on how we move and experience life. Inside our bodies, we have special receptors called chemoreceptors and mechanoreceptors that can pick up on our thoughts, emotions, and even past experiences, sometimes without us even realizing it. These receptors are part of our nervous system, which helps us sense and respond to the world around us.
When we have negative thoughts or carry unresolved traumas, it can create a ripple effect throughout our body. The fascia, a network of connective tissue that surrounds our muscles and organs, can be affected. The fascia is closely connected to our neurological pathways, which are like highways for messages in our body.
If our thoughts and emotions are predominantly negative, it can create tension and imbalances in the fascia, disrupting the flow of signals along the neurological pathways. This can negatively impact our movement patterns, making them less efficient and causing discomfort or pain. These physical changes can further impact our mental health, as the way we move and feel in our bodies can influence our overall well-being.
However, the good news is that our intentions and perceptions can also have positive effects. When we cultivate positive thoughts, intentions, and a healthy mindset, it can create a harmonious relationship between our mind, body, and nervous system. This can lead to improved movement, enhanced coordination, and a more positive outlook on life.
So, by being aware of our thoughts, emotions, and past experiences, we can better understand how they affect our fascia and neurological pathways. Nurturing positive intentions and perceptions can help us create a healthier connection between our mind and body, positively influencing our movement and overall mental well-being.