The mind, the body and emotions are what we are born with – the instincts to think, care and experience. As we ‘grow up” we are conditioned to focus on the intellectual – the mind, at the expense of looking at our bodies and our emotions. Heres an experiment – close your eyes and think about something pleasant.
You will immediately find that you breath deeper, your heart rate will lower and have a sense of ease.
This is the power of the mind. Perspective and thought does shift the physiology and biochemistry of the body because of the intricate relationship between the mind and the brain. Bruce Lipton, a famous author in mind body medicine says that shifting your perspective can indeed change your biochemistry.