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she could finish the treatment, the nerve tension wouldn’t be released. She also warned that I could get bruised if I didn’t lie in the correct position. So, reluctantly, I closed my eyes and buried my face down once more. I’m not sure if it was the placebo effect, where my brain convinced me that the torture I felt would be worth it, but the pain became bearable. And, sure enough, moments after she’d finished, I felt so stress-free that touching the sky seemed possible.
Sometimes a trigger moment is needed to shift consciousness to action.
Movements are born when an individual or a group decide a threshold’s been crossed and the pain serves only to bruise, leading to zero benefits. The #TimesUP and #MeToo women’s social justice revolutions were born of sheer exasperation with the brutal consequences of patriarchy. It’s not that