I write about how our thinking affects our health. A previous post, Expectation: the ultimate placebo effect shows how thinking can be effective medicine – even when patients are told beforehand about a placebo, yet still expect and experience good results.
But what if a problem is genetic? Is that conclusion that last word? NO.
Can our thinking still have an effect? YES.
A book that has something relevant to offer here is the Bible. It gives examples of people who were “born” with certain conditions and then cured through an entirely new spiritual perspective of their well being.
A newer book, written over a hundred years ago, (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy), states: “Heredity is not a law.” It explains how changing our mental response to that subject – changing how we think about theories associated with our genetic inheritance – can help heal and even prevent disease.Continue Reading