We’re obsessively checking our iPhones for email/social media updates, but we’re often missing out on those critical updates that should demand our grave attention! And where do these updates emanate from? Your body, not your iPhone. Your body is constantly sending you Twitter tweets and Facebook posts. But are you listening? Do you even know what language your body is speaking?
It’s speaking the language of symptoms and sensations. That’s how our body talks to us. Each symptom, each ache and pain, each rash, sniffle and sneeze is our body communicating with us. These every day run-of-the-mill body sensations are the constant whispers (or screams) to make us stop and listen to what our body is trying to say.
If your body is having a long monologue all day everyday, you are not having a great relationship with your body. The secret to feeling great in your body is to convert those boring monologues into trusted dialogues. You have to cultivate a two-way street where your body speaks to you, and you respond. But interpreting the body’s quirky Morse code requires a deep level of awareness. So, here are the top 3 symptoms (that I frequently encounter in my nutrition practice) that you should never ignore. Consider them as biological taps on the shoulder that alert you to deeper imbalances: Read the rest of this entry »