The body is the servant of the mind. It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed. At the bidding of unlawful thoughts the body sinks rapidly into disease and decay; at the command of glad and beautiful thoughts it becomes clothed with youthfulness and beauty..
On an average hundred thoughts erupt in a human mind,every five minutes.We create our own thoughts ,which in turn becomes our destiny.Sickly thoughts will express themselves through a sickly body. Thoughts of fear have been known to kill a man as speedily as a bullet and they are continually killing thousands of people just as surely though less rapidly.
Men will continue to have impure and poisoned blood, so long as they propagate unclean thoughts.Change of diet will not help a man who will not change his thoughts. When a man makes his thoughts pure, he no longer desires impure food.
To live continually in thoughs of ill will, cynicism, suspicion, and envy, is to be confined in a self-made prison hole.There is an interesting concept that can greatly help you get control of your own emotions, thoughts and behavior - the awareness that your body, your thoughts and your emotions all exist as parts within the same system. If you change one, you can affect the other two. Understanding this can help clients get control of uncomfortable thoughts or feelings which may seem too nebulous to get hold of otherwise.
The concept is really simple, yet profound. Your body, your thoughts and your feelings all exist in and are controlled by your brain. Altering one, or even better, two, will change the third. Let's look at a panic attack for an example of how this would work
This can also work on depression. Granted, if the depression has a serious biochemical or genetic basis, medication may be required. But even with medication, if the body is sprawled in front of the television being stuffed with ice cream and potato chips and the mind is dragging along thinking, "My life sucks. It will never get any better. It's always going to be like this." depression is apt to follow and the medications are going to have a much harder time being effective.
What we think,we become...