Temporary feelings of Depersonalization and/or Derealization are something more common than we think. Statistics show that about one in half of people feel detached from themselves and experience Depersonalization experiencing detachment from their sense of self or detachment from their surroundings, experiencing Derealization,… or both.
Experiencing shifts like this to our sense of self can be tremendously stressful.
Like all things, stress can heighten any emotional or physical sensations that we experience throughout our bodies.
It is important in stressful times that we find a way to remain calm among the chaos, remember to practice gentle loving kindness with ourselves and reach out to others around us to help explain our situation when necessary and safe.
This meditation will help you to bring awareness back to your body, helping you to connect it to your sense of self and harmoniously breathe into your body as your own.
With practice, and focusing on this meditation on your own, or by replaying this video daily, you can organically help to redirect your thoughts when stressful times arise in the future.
Letting your body react calmly.
And remembering this takes time, as all things do.
It is important to honor your body throughout the healing process.
Also, remember to reach out, if you are having a hard time, there are resources available to help you.
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