Why A Balanced Approach to Life Is Crucial To Your Health
Guest post by Dr Greg Schreeuwer.
One of the greatest contributors to cancer, apart from poor nutrition, electromagnetic radiation and a lack of physical exercise is a mental attitude of ‘all or nothing’. So often, we encounter people or come across people we love who have this specific approach to life. It could be seen as a black or white viewpoint of reality or a noticeable delineation of two distinctly separate things. In psychology, this would be termed ‘bipolar’.
It is incredibly apparent that when we become so separate in our minds or in our lives, we start excluding certain components that might be useful or required. If, for example, we are always kind and never cruel or always selfless and never selfish, it is obvious we’re excluding one side of an equation that happens to exist. We may actively even choose to express one side of ourselves or our lives more than the other for fear of what may happen to us if we express the opposite or the guilt we may feel of how it could impact the people we care about.
Human beings, on a microscopic level, have two sides working together every moment of every day. We have trillions of cells inside our bodies that have, both protons (positive ions) and electrons (negative ions). They combine together to create the cells of our bodies. These two charges help our bodies receive and emit, simultaneously, what we need and what we don’t require. The planet, is another example of a synthesis of opposites. It is both dark and light at the same time, but in different hemispheres. Opposites are always synchronous, however human beings have attempted and continue to attempt to separate them and isolate them as good or bad, positive or negative and so on. We do this with the conscious part of our brains, which only processes about 2000 bits of information per second out of, approximately 400 million bits of information per second that the unconscious brain manages and deals with. When you go into the unconscious mind, separation does not exist, no matter how hard you consciously desire it to be so.
It is important to also realise, that the body is a constantly balanced unit and system. It doesn’t matter what you do or don’t do, your body will always maintain a degree of balance. It may be in extremes, but it will be there regardless.
The more we are one-sided, the greater the experience will be of the other side. The conscious mind, in its effort to achieve and maintain forward momentum, separates what cannot be separated. With people who have or are currently experiencing cancer, it is always apparent that there exists this one-sided approach to life. A lot of cancer patients tend to be incredibly selfless. This will only lead to situations where those people will be forced to become selfish in order to preserve themselves and what they truly desire. Some cancer patients are extremely stubborn and won’t accept anything from anyone. This potentially could be fueled by ego, pride and a self-righteous persona.
Again, the more polarised a person becomes, the more they create or manifest whatever is necessary in order to balance themselves out.
Wellness is a synthesis and synchronicity of opposites. Wellness only truly exists when there is poise and balance, not only in the way you nurture yourself and not only in how you manage your body but also in how you see and perceive the world around you. Your mind needs to be harmonised just as equally as you would do with the other areas of your life.
There are a few important things to remember. Giving to yourself is equally as beneficial as giving to others and receiving from others is equally as beneficial as receiving from yourself alone. Not only is it beneficial for you, but it adds value to other peoples lives when you act in accordance with who you are and what’s important to you. Playing one side of who you are and the way you choose to look at the world, doesn’t afford you a whole and balanced experience of life. Allow yourself to be open to the other parts of you, as well as the other parts of the world and humanity.
How balanced do you feel you are? Are you afraid to show both your dark and your light?
Author bio: Dr. Greg Schreeuwer practiced as a chiropractor in Sydney, Australia for 4.5 years. He is now non-practicing. During that time, he received training in several areas of complementary healthcare including Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Principles, Reiki, N.A.E.T. (Nambudripads’ Allergy Elimination Technique), N.E.T. (Neuro Emotional Technique), N.C.R. (Neurocranial Restructuring) and he has attended Dr. John F. Demartini’s “Breakthrough Experience Programs”. He has also has a special interest in metaphysics and quantum mechanics. He has always been fascinated by the inner workings of almost everything that exists in the universe and he has constantly striven, through his own self-development and research, to uncover these underlying mechanisms. He is a focused and dedicated person who loves helping people uncover their path. The challenges he has faced to allow him to reach this point in his life are numerous yet they have been incredible blessings, opening his mind to the possibilities and endless opportunities that exist within people and within the world. His dream and hope is to help every person on the planet reveal their divine purpose by showing people how their dis-ease is not a limitation but a lesson that could liberate, inspire and empower them.
Positive affirmation for the day: I am equally selfless and selfish.
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