Thursday, January 21, 2021

7 Healthy Holistic Lifestyle Steps


We are “holistic” beings. The nature of our body, mind and spirit is an integrated one that makes us an integrated being in biological, physical, social, emotional and a spiritual way.

I have been working in Holistic Ayurvedic Health all of my professional life since attaining my Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery With Modern Medicine.

Our True Nature

Understanding and realizing the integrity and wholesome quality of our true nature motivates us to adopt this new healthy holistic lifestyle and live it every single day.

Applying the synergy of both systems – ancient and modern, eastern and western, scientific and spiritual, individual and social, gross and subtle, inner and outer – we can melt the duality of two and become ONE. Whole. Complete. Flowing in accordance with Nature.

1. Two Basic Important Components of Holistic Health

Before attempting to understand what the the word this word renders to the medicine and wellbeing, it is better to think about its meaning. This word is so much popular in theory and in practice that labeling anything with it promotes the value of any theory or  product.

This will help to find the balanced approach to understand our holistic nature by both the inner and outer or the synthesis and analysis. The ideal way is to use and adopt both. 

Read: Holistic Health: 2 Important Components

2. The Relevance Of Holy Trinity In Medicine

Welcome to find the concept of The Holy Trinity as the most foundational concept of Holistic Health. Explore the ECB –  triune principle of Existence, Consciousness and Bliss to understand the integral well being of body, mind and spirit. This is so simple, direct and effective.

Understand our integral nature with the help of The Holy Trinity, The three prime principles that exist, have consciousness and is joyful. These are not merely the spiritual description but the essential basis of health, disease and Medicine. 

Read: Holistic Healing & The Holy Trinity

3. The Two States Of Nature With 24 Principles

Welcome to Holistic Health by having the basic understanding of Nature and how attributes are affecting our lives from the innermost core to the  trivialities of day to day life. Explore the three attributes of Nature that would be found to be a common thread to the understanding of Yoga and Ayurveda, health and disease, the daily regime and the seasonal regime and the true basis of the three humors of Ayurveda.

Explore the two types of Nature – The Manifested and the Unmanifested. Know the twenty four principles that are central to our holistic nature.

Read: 24 Holistic Health Principles

4. Sharing Doubts, Concerns & FAQs

OK, this may seem a lot theoretical. Further it could not be so easily verified and you may be having a lot of doubts and cynicism in this regard. So we take a plunge in FAQ for this topic. This may enlarge as we share our thoughts with each other. You are welcome to raise any question or doubt and we would try to answer in our own capacity through feedback form on Contact us page.

Find the answers to some of the common doubts and the related frequently asked questions.

Read: Holistic Health Questions, Answered! (FAQ)

5. Foundational Role Of Health In Life

Everyone feel the necessity of wellbeing in our lives. But we have never pondered why health possess such an central position. Usually we become aware of the state of well being when we have some ache or disease or pain. Otherwise we take it granted.  We can see that a terminally ill patient even after knowing that he has only some days to live, harbors the desire to live. Nobody desires to die.

Explore the proactive and non-proactive nature, the four human endowments, the four aspirations and how to balance them to live holistic life.

Read: 4 Holistic Health & Wellness Pillars

6. Four Lifestyle Paradigms Of Ayurveda For Health

Holistic health depends upon four types of lifestyle. Ayurveda or any other holistic medicine should rest upon this consideration. The beauty of these lifestyle is that they cover both wellbeing and disease,  prevention and cure. These are as broad enough to encompass all the activities of our lives and specific enough to guide about  the single trivial event in our lives. We will see both the classical version and the modern applied application in life.

Know the four lifestyle paradigms. Follow the modern and ancient sources. Use them to live with appropriate paradigm combinations.

Read: 4 Holistic Lifestyles In Ayurveda

7. Evolving Concepts Of Health

The way we define or describe something tells what we are thinking about and how we are going to achieve it or how important it is to us. So we consider the different streams of thought about the concept of Health. Health has been a common theme in most cultures. In fact, all communities have their concepts of wellbeing, as part of their culture.

With time the concept of health has been evolving. Find it in the definitions – both ancient and modern explanations and applications.

Read: Real Meaning of “Health” (Holistic Healing)

As a native Indian and an Ayurvedic holistic healer, Arjun writes in the lane of herbal healing and home remedies. Certification: BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery With Modern Medicine).

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