Philosophy

Healing power of nature

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Philosophy | 0 comments

Healing power of nature

Every body has an innate ability to heal, this is the healing power of nature. Signs and symptoms experienced in the body are often an indication of its ability to correct itself. Fever, for example, is the body’s innate defence in fighting a foreign attack on the body, it is a natural mechanism to re-establish equilibrium. Pharmaceutical medications often hinder this process by destroying those natural defences through symptom suppression. Although every form of medicine has its rightful place, the best form of medicine for most chronic diseases is still prevention and supporting the...

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The healing art of listening

Posted by on Feb 16, 2010 in Philosophy | 1 comment

The healing art of listening

I enjoy listening to stories. There are over six billion unique stories playing out in the world but all are variations on the same themes. Screenwriters need not complain of lack of material for inspiration. Even at a young age, lending an ear to friends’ soliloquies of personal triumph or struggle (of young love or parental tyranny), was natural to me. I felt I was being helpful in some way. I believe it was an important start to my path. Listening is healing. Listening without judgment heals, and we all need both at one time or another. Imagine what listening can do for those who are in...

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