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O, The Oprah Magazine: How did we get so cut off from our bodies in the first place?

Tara Brach: We're dissociated as a culture. We overmedicate, we're born and die in hospitals, we mistrust the body. It feels mysterious and uncontrollable. And if we've suffered emotional wounds, we really cut off. But we all have emotional wounds, and healing them requires opening to the places of vulnerability in the body.