#95: The hidden sense that shapes your mental health
Interoception - our sense of the internal state of our body - is not as well known as “outward facing” senses such as sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell, but it’s turning out to be really important for mental health.
Our sensitivity to the interoceptive signals coming from the different organs in our body determines our ability to control our emotions.
Neuroscience and psychology are developing new techniques that help you “tune in” to your body and alter perception of its interoceptive signals to overcome a host of mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.
Listen to this week’s episode to discover how to sense the internal state of your body to control your emotions and mental well-being. and body.