What did you just say?

Originally written/published October 8, 2012   The other day I was giving a massage to an older woman who obviously takes good care of her body, and remarked that I could tell she was doing a good job of it because I can feel the healthy muscle tissue. She responded by putting her body down. She had no health issues, was on no medications, looked good, felt good except for some stress tension, and had no history of disease, surgery, allergies or injuries. I urged her to appreciate her body for its excellent health, not to take it for granted. And there I was, having this conversation with yet another client. So I am going to have this conversation with you, too – LOVE your body!  Yes! Love your body! Tell your body you love it and appreciate all its done for you.Change your language around how you look at your health and your body, and you will change your relationship to it. You will also, most likely, change your health for the better. There are numerous studies and science that proves our thoughts and words impact our cells & the health of those cells. Concepts like neuroplasticity and neuropeptides have been proven to be real, providing an undeniable link between body & mind.    The thing is, our minds & our thoughts can be changed, programmed if you will. When we catch ourselves saying the same negative things over & over again, we program our cells to believe those things. So why not program those cells to be happy and healthy? We do this through the use of...