Alternative healing is taking a holistic approach when seeking treatment for imbalances and choosing to live a more balanced and mindful lifestyle.
What distinguishes this 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 for why people pursue alternative healing in the first place. In most cases, people seek out alternative healing when traditional medicine doesn’t work 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 be used 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 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 did you became unbalanced.
- Not pushing your body to do more tasks than it is physically 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.
By including these practices into your life you will find more peace and balance.
About the writer: Helen Chin Lui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner and a Usui Reiki Master/Teacher. She is the owner of the Healing Place LLC and Healing Place Energy School LLC.
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