Your mind is great tool and very good at doing particular things.
Try doing math and not using your mind. Your mind right now is trying to figure this thing out for you, it is very good at trying to protect you this way.
However there are some things our mind will not have the answers for and it is only through your body that you will get the answers you are yearning for.
When we have lost touch with our body, we have lost access to a huge source of information and knowledge which is our core and true self.