Today, notice the places you are holding tension in your body and relax them. Like the person afraid of flying who grips the armrests to hold up the plane or the ancient tribe who believed their prayers made the sunrise, some of us falsely believe we hold our lives together by being tense. Practice releasing this false belief. Trust.
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.