Interoception: the hidden sense that shapes wellbeing
Your sixth sense is the key to emotional regulation. Rates of anxiety and depression have skyrocketed in recent years, no thanks to the onset of the pandemic, but also simply because people are beginning to be more open in talking about them. And as awareness of the effects of mental health increases, we must also explore a wealth of tools to help us cope with it. David Robson contemplates new research that suggests mastering our ability to be interoceptive could be instrumental to our capacity to find inner strength and self-confidence.
From The Guardian