Friendships, especially between women, can be our mirror and help us shape who we are and who we will become. Friendship can be the balm in our lives when the going gets tough, a shoulder to cry on when our intimate relationships go sour, and someone to share our joy when things go right.
Over the years I have seen many patients, and most recently the physicians and executives I coach, who are plagued with emotional and physical symptoms. Many of them had been taking care of everyone else except themselves. And many were in stressful relationships with intimate or business partners, children, relatives, their finances, and/or work.
Your body is already in constant communication with your mind, telling you when something hurts, and when you’re hungry or tired. Knowing that our body has that ability, why not harbor the connection and create an even stronger dialogue. Below are a few techniques to begin elevating those vital inward connections to heal and feel more at peace with your self.