Releasing Trapped Emotions Part 2: Help from Somewhere

Antonio Damasio’s Protoself, as introduced in Part 1, produces feelings about the internal environment of the body. As discussed, the Protoself is like a very smart automatic car that takes care of many matters on its own. When it can’t manage the homeostasis of that internal environment it needs to communicate those feelings to other…

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Soma, what’s in a name?

Soma is an ancient word and used around the world, many of the meanings are relevant to what we do 1. soma (plural somas or somata) (anatomy) The whole axial portion of an animal, including the head, neck, trunk, and tail. (cytology) The bulbous part of a neuron, containing the cell nucleus. The soma and long axons of our neurons compose and recompose with other neurons in both our body…

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