The Body's Diary . . . Or . . . Even If You Are The IRS, You Can't Delete Anything . . . The
When we look at ourselves, what we are seeing is the sum of a lifetime of personality, genetics, events, and choices. Our bodies and minds are a record of everything we have experienced in our life. That crick in your lumbar is a reminder of the big box you moved in the garage. That slumped posture is from a two hour commute followed by 8 hours at a desk. That big emotional reaction you have, when your spouse gives you that certain response, is due to the unresolved fight the two of you had 10 years ago. Can I make this simpler? Look at a new car. Now look at the car in the driveway that has been driven by your teenage son for 4 years. Need I say more?