Alternative healing is taking a holistic approach when seeking treatment for imbalances and choosing to live a more balanced and mindful lifestyle.
What distinguishes alternative medicine from conventional medicine is that it focuses on the root of the problem as opposed to only the physical health component.
Experiencing physical discomfort is usually the driving reason as to why people pursue alternative healing in the first place. In most cases, people seek out alternative healing when traditional medicine no longer works or has never worked, or they want to heal in a natural way.
Holistic healing addresses all parts of the individual including the mind, body and spirit and not just the physical discomfort where illnesses and diseases have manifested.
Alternative healing is not intended to serve as a Band-Aid or go once. It is an ongoing journey of self-discovery resulting in living better, becoming healthier, and striving for the wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit.
Alternative healing is a lifestyle approach!
Alternative healing addresses all aspects of a person’s life including:
- Physical healing
- Mental health
- Spiritual beliefs
A person who embraces the desire to find wholeness within his or her being will learn the following lessons:
- Why you became unbalanced?
- Not pushing your body to do more tasks than it physically is capable of
- Learning to respect your body’s signals by honoring what it is feeling.
How do you incorporate alternative healing practices into your life?
- Start by recognizing your stress factors;
- Get enough rest;
- Eat a balanced diet;
- Exercise your body and mind;
- Live your life with integrity and honesty;
- Find time to connect to your soul and spirit through quiet or meditation;
- Learn to set boundaries by saying no.
About the writer – Helen Chin Lui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine and Chakra Balancing Practitioner, Reiki Master and Teacher. Helen is the owner of the Healing Place in Medfield, Masschusetts, USA. She specializes in helping adults to find long-term relief from chronic pain, chronic digestive problems and balances hormones naturally. If you are interest how Reflexology and Reiki can help you to alleviate chronic pain, digestive pain, and balance hormones naturally, please schedule a FREE consultation online or call 508 359-6463.
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