BODY AWARENESS

n. a conscious perception and understanding of one's body, in alignment with the somatic and internal sensations which one feels. It is an important component of discovering the self and building self-image.

BODY AWARENESS: "When you learn to listen to your body, you are already exercising body awareness in relation to health and well-being."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BODY AWARENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-awareness/ (accessed November 17, 2018).
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