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Illness is Intended to Transform Us

Illness and the quest for Health are intended to transform us.  It is more about us than the illness.  “Obstinate are the trammels, but my heart aches when I try to break them. Freedom is all I want, but to hope for it I feel ashamed. I am certain that priceless wealth is in thee, and that thou art my best friend. But I have not the heart to sweep …Read More

How cold water can heal your harmful habits 💦

I frequently prescribe water cure therapies to heal my patients who are unable to control their eating, or get themselves to exercise or generally are in want of the power to govern their actions wisely.  One such therapy is to end your morning shower with a brisk cold rinse and then vigorously towel dry every body part, intentionally using the towel to invigorate and Heal that body part. I find there …Read More

Gratitude- your suffering stops here

I wrote this article on gratitude 11 years ago at the age of 58. Reading it today at 70, this first paragraph is no longer true for me. I’m leaving it in anyway. At 58, I am not one inch closer to satisfying my desires or avoiding my fears than at age 6. They have only changed form. It’s a losers’ game. Fear of pain and poverty and insatiable desire …Read More

Kindness: The Protector of the Persecuted

Criticizing yourself because you are sick or overweight or because you are not taking better care of yourself is self-persecution.   Once again for the millionth time, I find myself judging myself.  This time because I caught myself using my mind to create anxiety.  For many years I have interpreted anxiety as a misuse of my mind.  I am aware that anxiety breeds more anxiety and that I can choose …Read More

How Does Your Body Talk to You?

Sarah sits before me with tears in her eyes. “I feel like something is wrong with me. I’m degenerating, and I don’t know what to do.” At 50 she is experiencing an array of physical problems, including bad digestion, osteoporosis, 30 pounds of extra weight and 40 percent less energy. “Sarah, what it is like for you to live in your body?” “It’s miserable. I really hate it. I’m taking …Read More