As I have been “sitting around” for the past 12 days or so healing from a knee replacement, I have contemplated the following question: What is your first response when someone asks you about the true purpose of healing?

Is it to feel better? Have more vitality? Gain more joy? Get rid of your pains? All of these answers sound pretty good to me but that is not the ultimate purpose of healing; these benefits are the side effects of the healing process.

The ultimate purpose of healing is to develop your relationship with your true self, beyond your titles, your credentials and the different roles you are taking on as a mother, a father, a leader, etc. Some of you may say is that it? That does not sound like too much fun!

 

Let’s list of few benefits:

  • We make decisions that serve our heart not our ego.
  • Our emotions are not leading our life; they are part of it.
  • We are less reactive.
  • We are able to experience more inner stillness in time of chaos.
  • We are more aware and curious.
  • We are more authentic.
  • Our intuition expands.

The process of Healing brings us closer to our true self and from there our awareness expands tremendously. There is a sense of unity that is priceless to experience particularly when we are hitting a wall…any wall. And so be curious this month about what distracts you and what helps you to connect deeper with you!

With much love and healing,
Tejpal

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