The next time you’re feeling sad and depressed, pay close attention to your posture. You’ll likely be slumped over with your neck and shoulders curved forward and head looking down.
The Low Down on Looking Down
Have you ever thought about how posture affects your life? I’m not talking about just “sitting up straight” or “get your elbows off the table.”
The prescribed path for my convalescence following retinal surgery is to lie prone. My waking hours are spent either laying on the floor or on a massage table or leaning over a chair with my head down. I’ve been doing this now for over a week. As a result there is strain on my neck and lower back and a greater strain on my emotions.
There is something about the inability to look up that makes me feel down.
Posture and Mood
Languishing and Flourishing
Four Perspectives on Suffering
An underlying course principle is that God is present and at work during the most challenging times. The course identifies four theological perspectives on suffering.
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