I Bet You Can’t Do This

Try this: Keep your face really relaxed, breathe in and breathe out.  Your face is relaxed, right, maybe a slight smile? Points if you can have a kind twinkle in your eye.  Now, just below that relaxed exterior, scream, but don’t change your face and don’t make a sound.  

So, on the inside you’re all like, “!!!!Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!!” And on the Outside, it’s like nothing to see here folks. Screaming on the inside, and calm and composed, serene even! on the outside.  I’m telling you, this is really fun when you’re in a crowd or a meeting with your boss.  In your car?

AHHHHHH!!!! Well done.

I find that when I let loose with the interior scream, it actually makes me smile for real. Prescribing short therapeutic exercises is new territory for me, but I’ve been called to this practice for the last couple of days, and it makes me feel oddly proud of myself.  

xos

 

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