My posture has been keeping my heart closed. Hunched forward. Sealed off. Tight and stale. I unconsciously held my body in a state of trapped-ness. Hard. Frozen. Cramped. Muscles forced into a form that didn’t feel good.
Then there was pain. Rolling back my shoulders and widening my chest felt like a metal clamp pulling apart my ribcage. I became conscious of that which I was unconscious of before. My way of being affects my spirit, in all I do. How I sit, think, breath and express myself.
Openness is a practice that may be painful at first, but ultimately lifts the weight of hiding off our hearts forever.