The ego is a despotic ruler and defines existence so very narrowly. You’ve gone through lifetime after lifetime wrapped so tight that your head’s about ready to pop off your shoulders if anything happens to you that the ego can’t take. The smallest upset causes a psychic seizure; you clench up and wall yourself off from the flow of your own truth, your own Self.
The study of the relationship of the spinal cord to the earth is one that you must learn to do at all times and all places. After a while you’ll feel how the tension around the spine begins to release, restoring the flow of vitality within. It’s like awakening from some strange dream. The experience of the Self is broad, generous, and fearless