Today, consciously release tension in your body. Scan your body to feel where you are holding tightly and release. You have falsely concluded, over many years, that through holding your body tightly, you can protect yourself from the unpredictable; you can hold the world together. Know that Love releases you from those ineffective beliefs.
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.