“If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only then is it possible to help him.” ~ Hippocrates
The connection between our body and our mind
Even though not seen visually, the connection between our mind and our body is huge. While positive thinking and inner calmness can lead to a healthy life style and self esteem, destructive thinking and unresolved issues will surely lead to an unhealthy and unfulfilling life.
Our emotions are our body’s essential energy and they can also be stored in our cellular memory. You can probably still feel pain from something that left an emotional mark from when you were in a situation when you felt overwhelmed with stress. That area of your body is likely to store the energy released from the type of experience you had.
Often, when you feel some pain, stiffness or injuries, it is often related to some emotion within. At first it doesn’t seem this way cause we live in a fact paced world, and we often leave our emotions aside. When I had chronic pain in my back and neck, it wasn’t from any exercise or any physical injuries. I spent time and money on physical therapies and nothing happened, something was not addressed. It was the emotions involved behind it. Later, when I addressed the unconscious thoughts and emotions I’ve beed experiencing, the pain started going away.
Often in that way, the body asks us to pay attention to our mental state and find peace with ourselves. It’s still a learning process for people and it is early to judge, but we need to get involved on the subject.
The power is within us
Davis Suzuki wrote in ‘The Sacred Balance’, ‘condensed molecules from breath exhaled from verbal expressions of anger, hatred, and jealousy, contain toxins. Accumulated over 1 hr, these toxins are enough to kill 80 guinea pigs!’ So imagine the harm we are doing to our body when you have negative thoughts or unprocessed emotional experience in your mind?
We are the only ones what have the power to deal with what life throws at us. So stop judging on small situations as positive or negative, or get stressed over little things, but try to see the big picture and think about the effect on you overall health. Try to look at situations with positive thoughts, get a lesson from small stressful situations or just slow down and observe things before reacting. And keep a positive attitude, thinking that you will get sick all the time will not help you preserve your health, but work the other way around.