There are many spiritual traditions, and new ones emerging. One thing they have in common is the effort to get to know the essence of a person, the essence of oneself in all its complexity, ranging across the spectrum from divinity to senseless animal willfulness.
In medical care many drugs and treatments are of dubious therapeutic value.The major infectious diseases are eradicated not by pharmaceutical but by improved hygiene and living conditions.
The most effective pharmaceutical known is the placebo. They are effective because the patient believes they will work. When I have worked with clients on their health I encourage them to design their protocol according to what they believe in. My road is my road and would never recommend anyone to adapt my way. Although I do stress the importance of the role of the subconscious and inner child. It must be on board to work its healing magic.
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The understanding and sympathy of a good doctor or nurse can inspire the belief that a patient will get better. (Same is true when given a death sentence, or incurable diagnosis) In this context. It is less important which pharmaceuticals are used, even though for many patients it is vital that a pharmaceutical be used.
Upon receiving a prognosis and diagnosis the most important issue to
What can happen when such a pharmaceutical is employed is the Consciousness of mental body again begins to trust the ability of the Inner Child or subconscious to heal itself. Disease often involves crises in which we lose faith in our own abilities: overwork, disappointments, and unhappiness make the body say Stop, and that we no longer believe that we can cope with the situation and recover.
The Consciousness does not want to let the inner child/subconscious have its way by giving in to the urge to go to bed and eat candy while we watch soap operas and read magazines. The mental body does not believe in the self healing powers of the inner Child (which runs our bodies).
So the relationship between treater and treated is a relationship between the patients mental body and inner child/subconscious.
A cornea transplant experiment. Prior to surgery SB was active happy and mastered many activities not normally associated with the blind. After his bandages were removed, he heard a voice, and saw nothing but a blur. He realized this must be a face because of the voice. He did not suddenly see the world of objects. As he regained he had no trouble recognizing many objects familiar to him only through touch.
A year after his surgery he died from depression. Seeing the world had been a disappointment. His story tells us how hard it is to see something we have not simulated beforehand. Believing is seeing.
The consciously controlled body deals with everything to do with the willpower and thinking: everything one can do with one’s body if one wants. The other does everything one cannot control. It deals with the circulation, the reflexes, digestion, sexuality and emotional reactions.
The most important bridge between the two bodies is respiration. We can control our breathing consciously. Many mental and spiritual techniques are based on this: Developing our breathing. This is how we build chi or mana, which is manifested through our body and run by our inner child/subconscious.
This is why it is so vital to get your subconscious/inner child on board.