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What Does Holistic Mean Anyway?

Rose Cole 12-17

When I talk about the “Holistic Approach” what do I really mean? Basically, I am talking about a looking at your body, your health, and your life as a whole, instead of compartmentalizing and thinking that they are separate. They are all very much connected.

The Holistic Health is also all about getting to the root cause of a health issue, not just putting a band-aid on the situation by treating the symptoms. I mean, really getting to the root cause of whatever is troubling you, whether it be a skin condition like mine, or a digestive disorder. I investigate every angle of my client’s health to determine what the root of the problem is.

The picture of the dandelion root may seem a little odd, but it is a depiction of what I’m trying to say. If you have a lawn or garden then you will understand this. Dandelions are murder to get rid of once they seed themselves. You can mow over them, or cut the tops off, but they will continue to grow because they have one of the longest roots of any weed. To get rid of them, you have to yank them out by the root.

That’s exactly what I’m saying about the health issues that plague each of us. Our lifestyles and the things we eat are causing issues in our bodies, and we try to cover them up with the band-aids of western medicine.

For instance, for years I tried to heal my Psoriasis with western medicine. All the doctors could offer me was prescription cortisone creams, and all it did was make my skin thin, empty my pocketbook, and in the end – made my Psoriasis worse. But, when I tried the Holistic Approach, it was a different story.

Now, I’m not going to lie to you, the Holistic Approach has it’s down side. It takes longer to work, and you don’t get that instant gratification that we are used to getting from prescriptions. But, it does work. And the effects are longer lasting because you are getting to the root cause and actually correcting the problem, not just temporality covering up the problem. AND it will improve your overall health – not just the initial problem you were trying to fix.

Let me give you an example of what I’m talking about here.

One of the things that has really worked for my skin condition is Fumaric Acid. It is widely prescribed for Psoriasis in every corner of the globe – but ours.

Why is that?

Because it is a natural product, and therefore can’t be patented. If it can’t be patented then there is much less money in it then things that are man-made and can have a patent put on them, like prescription drugs.

Raise your hand if you think the pharmaceutical companies are jumping all over that one – yeah, mine isn’t up either.

Another aspect of the Holistic Approach is giving your body what it needs to heal itself, and one of those things is de-stressing your body. If you don’t take time to de-stress, you can NOT heal your body.

Sometimes we forget that the body IS a self-healing organism, and given the right circumstances it can heal itself, but it can’t heal itself if it can’t rest so that it can do its repair work.

And I mean really rest. If you aren’t well, you can’t be lying awake all night worried about the next day, or series of days – you will never get better.

The Holistic Approach is not the only way to get better, but it is the best way for your whole body health and to achieve long-term results.

The best place to start is to contact a Holistic Practitioner to get advice on how you can work on your issue using the Holistic Approach.

In love and service,




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