Posts Tagged ‘lesson’

Your Biography Becomes Your Biology

October 20, 2011

Many reject the notion that illness often has an emotional root, complaining that they should not have to feel guilty for becoming ill. True enough; guilt is irrelevant because they did not intentionally, consciously get sick.

If you want to see what your body will look like tomorrow, look at your thoughts today.
Navajo proverb

Yet it is inescapable that your life history—the cumulative and synergistic blending of your (more…)

Do Not Wax Indignant

October 19, 2011

When you live inauthentically, when you do not heed the urgings of your heart, when you live somebody else’s idea of what your life should be, the unavoidable clash between your true self and the life that you lead cannot help but wreak havoc on your physical health.

When one is pretending, the entire body revolts.
Anaïs Nin

Gaining clarity about the emotional root of an illness, and tending to it as well as to your physical symptoms, often accelerates healing.

You can’t recover from (more…)