Emotional Suppression, The Psychological Hidden Root-Cause Of Illness and The Directive of Self-Love

Dr. Gabor Maté: “When The Body Says No: Exploring The Stress-Disease Connection”…. A physician of great repute, Maté has seen in his clinic so many examples of the mind’s influence on the body (both in the cause of illness AND in its subsequent healing) that even to speak of the “mind-body link” is a false dichotomy.
The mind IS the body. The body IS the mind. He calls it mindbody unity. Thanks for a great post, Dan Sainsbury!

Dan Sainsbury Transformational Psychology And MindBody Healing

I am currently devouring an EXCEPTIONAL book by the wonderful physician Dr. Gabor Maté, called “When The Body Says No: Exploring The Stress-Disease Connection”. A physician of great repute, Maté has seen in his clinic so many examples of the mind’s influence on the body (both in the cause of illness AND in its subsequent healing) that even to speak of the “mind-body link” is a false dichotomy.

The mind IS the body. The body IS the mind. He calls it mindbody unity.

The premise of the book is that when WE as adults are not able to say no to others as an endemic character trait, or we are not able to get “on top” of a life-situation (with the resultant experiences of prolonged stress), then our body will say No for us, in the form of autoimmune diseases such as cancer, ALS, Crohn’s, and so on.

The theme that…

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