I have been painting my life “color rosa”. It began as a coping mechanism and grew into a bad habit at best and destructive at worst.
Doctors and patients alike must come to know the spirit and mind. They must integrate spiritual awareness with the material knowledge of mind and body. From this point, medicine can go beyond the material treatments and towards comprehensive healing.
“For the worried-well population, the placebo drugs can cure our illness quite well. Beyond illnesses like brain tumors and birth defects, we are back to dealing primarily with human psychology. We need a whole body/mind approach to who we are and how we take care of ourselves.”
The fact is, the human mind, in its state of potential, is no different between gender, race, and culture. It is how we treat the developing mind that produces the behavior we see later in life.
“There wasn’t much opportunity for me to learn yoga philosophy and the mental aspects of meditation in a conventional yoga class. I wanted to study those elements of the practice in a deeper way.”
We can’t take away the decisions of the past, we can only work with what we have given ourselves up to this point. And I want to give myself physical freedom, this day and every day forward.
Food + culture go hand in hand. With this practice, the world has enjoyed thousands of years of positive human health. Let’s follow this time-tested model.