Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and other healing traditions tell us that¬†the body follows the mind. Even allopathic medicine recognizes the mind/body¬†connection. That’s why it’s wise to stay conscious of the messages we’re constantly feeding our bodies. According to TCM: Fear wreaks havoc on our kidneys, anger damages our liver, too much excitement or depression stresses our hearts, repressed grief weighs heavy on our lungs and worry or overthinking affects our stomachs and spleens. We know we can lower our blood pressure simply by thinking of something pleasant. There’s one frame of mind that has remarkable healing powers…

Gratitude.