The Spleen is Like a Cat…
If you have a defined spleen and can’t quite grasp how the spleen speaks to you, think of a cat when it’s out in nature or on the hunt. The cat, whether wild or domestic, is the epitome of raw survival instinct, combined with feel good vitality.
The cat stays very still when assessing danger or feeling out the right time to pounce on its prey. Its eyes may move or its ears may twitch, but the rest of the cat’s body is ready and waiting to get the signal to move. When the cat gets that signal it doesn’t hesitate. It doesn’t think. It just makes its move.
There is no mental thinking or reasoning for the cat. It feels sensations through its body. And, like the spleen, operates with awareness in the NOW.
Now think of the cat when it’s relaxing. It exudes a sense of well being that influences others around it to relax and feel good. The same is true for the spleen center.
A relaxed cat instinctively knows that it’s safe to let down its guard. The body is aware that there is no danger, and it’s resting and preparing for the next time it needs to spring into action.
So the next time you’re struggling to get in touch with how your defined spleen works, see if you can channel your inner cat. Stay in the moment. Attune to your body. And let the feel-good flow through.