Imagery is More Powerful with Focusing: Theory and Practice
We guide our behavior most of the time by a bodily sense of each situation. We do not speak to ourselves about each facet of a situation—if we did, we could not handle any situation at all. To do any simple thing, we must “know” what led up to the situation, what we are trying to bring about or avoid, who the people present are, how to walk, sit, speak, and countless other facets. We can think only very few of these explicitly. All the rest are “known” in a rich, holistic feeling of the whole context, which we can have only in a bodily concrete way.
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