Michael J. Lincoln, PhD wrote in a book called Messages From the Body, Their Psychological Meaning, that "Illnesses and disorders are linked to beliefs and changes of beliefs about oneself, about the nature of one's relationships with others, about one's position in the social world, and about where one stands in relation to the Universe. And these, in turn, are determined by one's life experiences, by one's interventions in the world, and by one's soul history. This reference book will bring awareness from the physical into the mental!" Sounds fascinating doesn't it? The reviews are outstanding and it may be worth looking into if you can get past the price and the size.
Another person who writes about the body is Dr. Christiane Northrup, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom. Dr. Northrup shares "Your body's message to you will be in a language that best breaks through your particular barriers and speaks most specifically to the issues you need to change in your life." This message may be in the form of migraines, abdominal pain, PMS, or ongoing infections and illnesses. Take head and listen to what your body is saying. Dr. Northrup has also written Mother-Daughter Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause, all of which contain practical and useful information.
I found a great article by Kate Bartolotta on a site called "The Good Men Project." It gives simple and effective advice on listening to our bodies.
Follow the link below to read her article
- See more at: http://goodmenproject.com/health/the-good-life-what-your-body-is-trying-to-tell-you/#sthash.cziUbXWa.dpuf
As I was finishing writing todays blog my daughter texted me from college and told me how sick she is today. I found it synchronistic that I am writing about listening to your body and I believe hers is trying to tell her to slow down, get rest, and probably eat healthier. Get better quickly sweetie!