What is Mind-Body Wellness and how can you achieve that goal, if that is what you truly desire?
Basically, developing mind-body wellness requires a certain amout of knowledge and understanding combined with skills that develop through the practice of ongoing awareness, mindfulness and self-reflection.
Mind-Body Wellness requires knowledge and understanding about the way:
o Your mind affects your body o Your body affects your mind o Your brain receives processes and interprets information o Your senses respond to stimulation o Your body and your mind function and heal
Mind-Body Wellness also requires these specific skills and practices:
o ongoing self-reflection
o honest and open communication with your self
o authentic dialogue with others
o paying attention and responding to feedback from others
o honoring the wisdom of your own body, emotions and thoughts
o willingness to learn and to allow change to occur
Mind-Body Wellness involves living a highly moral life by creating a lifestyle that values and reflects the highest virtues of human nature. Mind-Body Wellness facilitates love, compassion, appreciation and acceptance of one self and other people, different environments and all forms of life.
The primary relationship we all have is the relationship you have with you own mind, body and spirit. Honor, accept and heal your primary relationship with your own self and all else is a piece of cake. If creating mind-body wellness seems to you to be an unattainable goal and a huge impossible time-consuming task, it probably is. But just in case you have a thought that you might like to find out more about it, remember this:
Every great achievement begins with a thought, a belief, an idea and an intention. The process requires taking steps – some small steps and some huge leaps of faith.
If you truly desire to create Mind-Body Wellness in your life, when do you plan to begin? Start now! Reflect upon the understanding and the communication you do or do not currently have with your mind, body and spirit. Begin now! Self-reflect and seek guidance, mentoring, counseling or coaching from someone further along the wellness path, someone you believe is living a more healthy and balanced life.
This is your body. This is your life. How do you choose to feel and to live?