Befriending Your Disease
January 22, 2016•9 min
Embracing all parts of yourself, even diseases that you are working to recover from, has tremendous benefits.The typical response to being diagnosed with a disease is to adopt the mindset of fighting against it no matter what and ultimately triumphing over it.But, embracing all parts of yourself, even diseases that you are working to recover from, has tremendous benefits. Peter Bedard has a unique understanding of how powerful it can be to befriend your disease. Peter talks about how resistance of any kind causes stress and tension, which make it harder to recover and heal. Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer or are working to recover from an addiction, your disease is part of you. If you make peace with its place in your life, and make room for kindness, you can also make room for healing embracing all parts of yourself.