These and other studies show that inner balance is one of the most important keys to healing. This means that you want to make sure that what you see, hear, smell, taste, feel and think are supporting your healing. Start with choosing a team of doctors and health care practitioners that are in alignment with your intention to completely heal.
It is still a mystery to me why most hospitals look so sterile and impersonal. Even Motel 6 is able to create a more inviting and friendly atmosphere. Although you may not be able to be too picky about the looks of the facility, you need to choose your healing team wisely.
Many times I have been told stories of doctors, who were bombarding their patients with discouraging and strongly limiting messages. “You will always have to live with the pain,” “there is nothing anyone can do,” etc. Being a physician myself, I know that there is a positive intention behind these rather negative and disempowering messages— whether it is the idea to “be realistic” or “not encourage false hope,” or simply to prepare the patient for the “inevitable”. However, doctors rarely consider the destructive and deflating effects on the patient’s psyche that outweigh any possible positive outcome.
In our society, a physician is such an authority figure, that whatever he or she says has an enormous impact on the patient.