There is not a shortage of antidepressants.

Even though Pharma and the medical system (which is molecular science) would lead us to believe that there is some form of molecule shortage in the body, it often falls short of fixing the problem.

What’s the compelling evidence for that statement? Just ask this question to those who have tried Pharma’s approach to anxiety and depression:

‘Feeling at the top of your game since you started the medication?’

The reason that pharma can‘t solve these psychological problems is that the model it relies upon to help the mind is inadequate in dealing with mind problems and their solutions.

According to Ayurveda the mind-body is a complex matter and energy field made up of the five elements: air, space, water, fire and earth. The five elements form patterns of expression called doshas (vata, pitta and kapha) which further divide into sub-doshas.

From this energy science view the mind-body is first and foremost an energy field. Both the physical body and the mind are energy fields.

Herein lies the importance of the energy model of medicine:
The common denominator for the mind and body is that they are both energy fields relying upon the same principles of vata, pitta and kapha.

Most of the time the solution to a psychological problem is an energetic one, not a molecular one.

Why? The mind is first an energy field and second a molecular field just as the body is first a molecular field and second an energy field.

So would you use a screwdriver to drive a nail into wood? In other words, would you use a molecule to solve energetic dissonance or lack of energetic resonance? Yes you might get lucky but playing the odds, it’s probably more likely, better results will occur with an energy solution.

8 Ayurveda Practices For Mind-Body Health

1. Eat according to your dosha, or mind-body makeup.

2. Avoid poor food combinations.

3. Practice yoga and pranayama daily.

4. Meditate daily.

5. Focus on the breath during the day.

6. Try yoga nidra for relaxation.

7. Consider detoxification using panchakarma, the traditional cleansing process of Ayurveda.

8. Stick to a regular daily routine.

To health as a Skill
Love Dr. Bill

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