A conversation with a new friend reminded me of this post and I wanted to share it again… Please enjoy and please share if it touches you. Xo
Diets don’t work. They don’t work because being overweight is not the problem. Being overweight is a SYMPTOM of the problem. The real problem is lack of happiness, discontent with our lives, a lack of connection to our true selves; and in a nutshell, living a joyless life.
Here in the West, we treat symptoms. We have a drug or a diet for every symptom, but few cures for the cause of the symptoms. When we are willing to look deeper, to find what is causing these symptoms in ANY health issue, and then to treat the CAUSE, this is when true healing can take place. Without pulling up the root, the weeds, like symptoms, simply reappear over and over and over, weakening the life force of the plant. The extra weight on your body is a weed, not the root. And even when we use natural alternatives, unless…
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