Denial is an obstacle to a well-connected mind and body. Denial prevents good people from admitting their behaviors are a contributing factor to the results they have. Denial isn’t born from a blatant disregard for health or well-being. It’s generally born from
The mind and body are designed to work in synchronicity. The mind influences the body by having thoughts and preferences and making choices that directly affect the body. When our minds choose healthy, whole foods, our bodies benefit directly. When our minds choose to tackle problems and solve them rather than worry and fret, our bodies avoid anxiety.
The mind disconnects from the body for many reasons - ignorance, blame, and denial. It is the unawareness that something is an issue that can hurt but can be solved relatively easily through awareness or knowledge. Blaming others limit you, but confronting controlling behavior takes back your power.