Byline: Sandra Ramdhanie
THE most popular tool we possess in the quest for Healing is the power of the mind. Inside each and every one of us lies the power to Heal, ourselves and others.
Your state of mind plays a major role in how your body deals with illness.
Positive emotions like happiness produce natural substances within the body, called endorphins and enkephalins.
These substances help protect you from illness and speed recovery from health problems.
Meditation, Yoga, Tai Chi and physical exercise are all ways of increasing our endorphin levels.
Being in good spirits, keeping happy and optimistic also boosts our endorphin production. People with a positive mental attitude, who expect to get better, statistically show greater improvement.
Patients suffering from serious problems like Aids and Cancer have experienced dramatic recovery because they believe it is possible.
The word "disease" actually means DIS-EASE - that is dis-harmony of mind.
So if you can achieve inner ease, harmony of mind, contentment and happiness, you will speed your recovery.
Negative emotions like worry, misery and self-pity make illness worse.
Your state of mind, the way you see yourself, and how you view your future all influence your ability to recover from sickness. …