The mind-body and holistic medicine books are filled with them. Those miracle cures. The overnight healings.
The epiphanies, the transcendent moments, the near death experiences, the realisations, the mental state changes, the miracles, the one vitamin/supplement/thing that completely heals someone in a short space of time.
These stories are amazing. Inspirational. Beautiful.
But sometimes I think these stories do more harm than good, and make the rest of us feel like we’re doing something wrong or failing.
I was listening to a few lectures the other day on mind-body medicine. One lady told the story of how she had this epiphany, changed her mental attitude, and within 10 days ALL her autoimmune symptoms went away.
Then I listened to this other guy talk about all his symptoms completely going away in 5 days when he got all positive and did affirmations. Read the rest of this post »