It is long past time for Conventional Medicine to Wake Up and Smell the Herbal Tea!
Warming to mindbody research » PortWatch » NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA
More than 25 years ago, leading science researchers likened research about mindbody to the research that proved that the sun was the center of our solar system, not Earth.
It took many years for people to adjust their thinking and world view following what Copernicus discovered about the heavens. It was sometime before the information became widely known. And when it did, many individuals found that this “new understanding” upset the status quo in ways that were unsettling to commonly accepted views about reality. A number of courageous scientists were even imprisoned as blasphemers and liars for daring to challenge the long-held belief that Earth was the center of the solar system.
Today, knowledge about the nature of mindbody functioning is in a similar situation. Most people know little, if anything, about the new knowledge. Change takes place slowly. Consider that most medical schools still teach “body only” ideas about health and well-being. Yet, mindbody science research presents exciting challenges to the long-held, wrongheaded views about health and illness, research that has profound implications for all of us.
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