THE HEALING POWER OF BENEFICIAL CONDITIONS
Ancient wisdom tells us that a happy heart always has great healing power. At present, the beneficial physiological changes in the body and the beneficial energizations of the mind that are produced by the blissful states of cheerfulness, joy and humor have not yet been sufficiently studied, but we can easily see that their effects are obviously the opposite of those caused by fear, anger or frustration.
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Almost 400 years ago, Robert Burton, in his book "The Anatomy of Melancholy", observed that humour purifies the blood, rejuvenates the body and prepares it for any situation. Joy is the main engine for breaking down the walls of melancholy and is a very effective healing cure.
Sigmund Freud stated that mirth is a very useful way to counteract nervous tension, and he also found humour to be a particularly effective therapy in many situations of physical illness or emotional disturbance. Sir William Osler believed that laughter is the "music of life" and that people can preserve their youthful state by laughing more often and being in high spirits. Dr Norman Cousins writes in
Studies and conclusions
An interesting study of gallbladder surgery was published in the journal Science (USA) in 1984. In this study, 23 patients were kept in rooms with windows to a natural landscape. They needed a shorter postoperative period in hospital, fewer painkillers, and received fewer negative ratings in nurses' reports than 23 other patients who were hospitalised in rooms with a view of a brick wall. S-
While negative emotions (such as fear, anger, rage, jealousy, greed, frustration) destroy life, positive feelings (such as love, hope, self-confidence, creativity, goodwill and the will to live or the desire to
An important message of the age-old Science of Life (Ayurveda) is that health, instead of being "provided" or "supplied" by someone, is actually to be realized by each human being through his or her individual daily beneficial concern (Svasthavritta). Every human being has the power and also the responsibility to-
A new perspective
Today, many health problems are caused by socio-economic factors.
Health education has no age limit. Its aim is to promote 'human well-being' by natural means and to provide practical means of disease prevention through
An integral part of the doctor-patient
Therefore, the essence of good medical practice is health education, carried out with the aim of promoting the best possible health, including simple and affordable ways of preventing disease and caring for the sick.