Bladder 1: Welcome Home into the Depths
There is an important connection between Bladder 1 and your lower dantian, the place in your lower body where you feel your gut wisdom.
Let’s take a moment put one hand on our low belly, and with the other hand doing that thing that you see people doing when they’re totally exhausted, with their fingers gently cradling Bladder 1 on both sides.
Do a little breathing… This is the ‘Welcome Home’ into the depths, especially if you’ve been looking out there for the answers. Especially if you’ve been looking at a screen!
There’s nothing wrong with data. But it’s that inward movement of Bladder 1 down into the dark that brings us into wisdom.
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