When a yoga teacher says, “listen to your body”, what they mean is, “practice your physical intelligence (PQ)”.
PQ is effective communication with your body. What exactly does that mean? What is happening with internal body signaling? Most importantly, how can I change it in order to more effectively meet my goals?
From the framework of Dual Process Theory, this article explains how the tried-and-true practices of Nutrition, Movement, and Rest are your strongest levers to more conscious and deliberate decision-making, and a more free and successful life.