Written by Jacques Martel. Narrated by Marie T. Russell
It was in 1990 that the idea came to me to write an encyclopedia dealing with the metaphysical causes of ailments and diseases, and it was in 1991 that I started working on it. At that time, I hadn’t anticipated the tremendous sum of work that was awaiting me. And fortunately so, for if I had known it then, I believe I would never have engaged in this project. But I said to myself: “One thing at a time! I’ll get there; I’m going to work until I’m satisfied enough with the results to publish this book.”
There exist several approaches to obtaining optimal health, all of them important, each of them acting in some way on all the aspects of our beings. In 1996 I saw a report on television about a hospital, the Columbia- Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, mentioning the case of a patient, Mr. Joseph Randazzo, who was to be operated on for three coronary bypass procedures. This patient benefited from sessions of visualization, energy and reflexology treatments before his operation. During the operation he benefited from energizing treatments. After his operation, this same patient again took part in visualization sessions and received energizing and reflexology treatments to allow him to recover more quickly.
These interventions were fruitful because the patient recuperated much more rapidly after this operation than another patient would have under the usual conditions. The attending physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz, explained that he was conducting such an experiment on 300 of his patients in order to analyze the results of adding these alternative therapies to the conventional medical treatment.
The Many Roads Leading to Healing
In my case, I have experienced operations, traditional medicine, medications, acupuncture, energy treatments, divination, naturopathy, massage, colour therapy, dietetics, vitamin therapy, Dr. Bach’s floral essences, chiropractic, orthotherapy, iridology, psychotherapy, rebirth (conscious breathing), homeopathy, etc. I know that if a technique were valid for everyone, it would be the sole existing technique. But such is not the case, because of all the animals on this planet, human beings are the species with the most possibilities but also the greatest complexity.
That is the reason why...
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About the Author
Jacques Martel is an internationally known therapist, trainer, and speaker. A pioneer in the field of personal development, he has created new methods and practical exercises that allow deep and permanent emotional and spiritual transformations.
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He is the founder of ATMA International Publishing, an organization committed to helping and accompanying people in their personal development and spiritual journey. He lives in Quebec, Canada.