The foggy dude approach to healing

Here’s a few basic things to keep in mind as you work towards healing.

1. Use whatever works.

2. Fail quickly, fail often.

3. OBJECTIVELY track your results, and put them ‘on paper’.

4. The healing from using multiple complementary modalities simultaneously will be greater than any one by itself.

5. Give no more than 3 months to one modality if it doesn’t seem to be of benefit (measured OBJECTIVELY), no matter what you do.

In addition, as I continue writing this blog, I will post information regarding healing and different approaches to it, on the basis of these assumptions about YOU.

1. You are on your own, or you don’t have someone to help you with this stuff.

2. You don’t have the financial resources to go to special treatment clinics or personalized therapy programs.

3. You have precious little physical and mental reserves, which are already being taxed by the reading and research that I am directing you to.

4. You think for yourself. You don’t take anything anyone says (including everything I write here) at face value.

5. You are open to trying ANYTHING. You weigh the risk/reward ratio.You are willing to try ANYTHING as long as the cost as opposed to possible reward is very little.

Foggy dude

Fix these, and everything else falls in place

If you have had a chronic condition for any amount of time, it is likely that all your body systems have been affected to one degree or another.

Not having much more than rudimentary diagnostic capabilities as we’re working on our own, we will work under the assumption that each system of the body is out of balance.

The value of such an approach, hitting the illness from multiple angles, will increase the probability of fixing the ’cause’ of the illness, as well as maximising the help to the body’s efforts to come back into balance.

The major systems of our body we will work on:

1. The mental aspect, by way of processes like meditation and relaxation exercises.

2. The bio-chemical system, by way of dietary adjustments, medication/herbs, and minimizing exposure to toxins and chemicals.

3. The musculo-skeletal system, by working on postural and structural dysfunction, trigger points and releasing muscular and fascial restrictions.

4. The energy system, if it fits your belief system. If it doesn’t, ignore this part. Everything you work on, will affect everything else. Working on your musculoskeletal dysfunction, will also directly affect your energy system. I’ll post more on this in the future.

5. The autonomic nervous system, which will be indirectly affected by the other processes.

What you will have noticed is that all we are doing is looking for any deviations from ‘normal’ and bringing them back into balance. What we are doing, in effect, is reducing stress on the body: biochemical stress, biomechanical stress, as well as trying to calm the stress response of the body, so that it can use its resources to heal us.

Work on each of these systems, and there’s very little you’ll miss, if anything at all.

Foggy dude