CONCEIT, CRAVING, CONFUSION - habitual thoughts of "Who I am!", "What I want!", and "What I believe!" often bring us difficulty. Insight into impermanence, the unsatisfactory nature of events and the insubstantial nature of "I" uproots these tenacious tendencies to dwell in thought.
Our identification with the appearance of our body rarely results in satisfaction and contentment but as one of the four foundations of mindfulness, the body can be a vehicle for realization of liberated mind. How?
developing the ability to connect and sustain the attention respectively opposes sleepiness and eliminates doubt while joyful delight, comfort and single-pointedness of mind directly confront aversion, restlessness and wanting mind.