In Chinese Medicine, we have a wonderful saying: The Mind Leads the Qi. Qi (chee) is the energy or life force that circulates throughout our body, carrying with it our body’s blood and oxygen, ensuring healthy functioning of all bodily systems, organs and cells.
Perhaps you’ve heard the word detoxification, which refers to the process of removing toxins from the body to improve health and well-being.
Here are 10 simple, yet very effective methods for gentle support of the detoxification process. Some can be done right away when the patient enters a rehabilitation facility, while others may need to wait a couple weeks into the process to introduce them.
The approach with most modern systems of addiction recovery encompasses a holistic approach: treating the “whole” person with a deep and varied tool box, with the understanding that each patient will respond to very different methods of help and support. Most recovery centers these days have made strides to incorporate some type of amenities menu for their patients that include on-call massage therapy.
The concepts of eco-consciousness can be an important pathway towards cultivating long lasting support for those in recovery. Eco consciousness can be thought of as the same idea as holistic living.