When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece” – John Rushkin
A big hello from our team here at Piedmont Integrative Medicine, PA!
We invite you to join us on an ongoing journey as we share information regarding your health from a Holistic Integrative Medical perspective.
Our health is an intricate balance largely determined by the choices we make and what destiny has in store for us. As I often tell my patients, I can guide you and hold your hand, on your journey to ‘Balance Your Health—but ultimately the responsibility to walk the path and take action is yours. This action must be in congruence with your mind’s decision and resonate with your heart’s intention. This involves an understanding that one’s main issue has many facets and that using a balanced approach is a great way to start. Whilst one may not necessarily be cured of a particular ailment, healing most often occurs when one is at peace with the process, whatever it may be.
Often the journey to a place of healing is moving from the current state of ‘what if ’ thinking to a place of ‘as if ’ being.
The realization that unconditional love is the greatest healer is a lesson that we all must learn in one-way or another.
We all wake up in the morning with a complete agenda for the day to come, and before we start to brush our teeth, we have either destroyed or made our day! We allow our minds to enter into states of what I fondly call ‘what if’ thinking— where we are engrossed in possibilities that have yet to unfold. The key to entering that place of peace is to allow the love in our hearts to take us the point of ‘as if’, a place where we are in the NOW.
Here, we allow all thoughts and actions to be governed by the heart and weave into the fabric of the moment, threads of creative love. In this
As we enter Spring we are offered an opportunity to participate in acts of gratitude, which are an easy way to unlock the love of the heart. Gratitude is a heartfelt thankfulness for all the people, places, points and processes in our lives that have meaning. As we express our thanks, the heart is opened and we are taken along a little further on the journey to our particular destination of healing. We need to make our choices skillfully and with discrimination & determination , and in this way we slowly work on the canvas of our life’s story.
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Alexander T. Augoustides, MD FAAFP ABIHM practices Holistic Integrative Medicine in Winston Salem, N.C., at Piedmont Integrative Medicine, P.A.
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