Mind Vs Body:
Language is obviously a creation of the mind. Every time you hear yourself talking, know that it is an experience of the mind. In fact, one of the easiest ways to identify experiences of the mind is by listening to the constant chatter that is happening in your mind.
Language is not only of the mind, in some ways, it is the mind. The body on the other hand, does not need language to communicate, perceive and understand things. The body is so rooted in reality that it does not need an imaginary or artificial symbolic notation, such as language, to perceive and communicate its intentions. The body’s mode of communication is a sensation, which is much more direct than language.
There is certainly no such thing as “body-language” in reality. The phrase “body-language” is simply our creation that shows our obsession with language. Language purely belongs to the realm of the mind.
The letter “A” does not grow on trees. Language is non-existential and purely man-made. Language is the voice of the mind, without which the mind would be totally helpless and useless. Language is also the greatest trick of the mind. Without language it would be impossible for the mind to lie. It is language that makes all kinds of fabrications, exaggerations and misinterpretations of the mind possible. It is language that makes the hypnosis of the mind possible.
Hypnotic experiments have shown that just by using language artfully, you can totally trick the mind. On a daily basis, we self-hypnotize ourselves using language. Our entire man-made world is a product of this self-hypnosis by language.
When compared to the mind, you can always trust your body, because your body does not respond to language the way your mind does. You cannot simply tell your body to drive a motorcycle and expect it to do so.
The body only responds to time, effort and practice. This is the single biggest reason why you should trust your body more than your mind. On the contrary, you are more willing to trust your whimsical mind, than your stable body. You should learn to listen to the sensations of the body, more than the conversations in your head. A simple habit of watching your breath can prove to be more beneficial for your mental peace than all the thought gymnastics you can do with your mind.
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