I have heard this type of thing time after time, “Such and such disease makes you weak.”
Wrong. There is no such thing as such and such disease making a person weak, or numb, or tired, or shaking.
So what’s doing it then? Why are people weak, or numb, or tired, or shaking, or whatever?
They and the people around them are making things that way, that’s why.
So a key concept in healing is getting to feeling responsible, and in control, of what is going on with your health.
For instance, in one case I dealt with, a guy diagnosed with als was talking about biting his tongue. He thought that als somehow makes a person bite his tongue. He felt out of control.
So I suggested he look at it differently, that rather than als making him bite his tongue that actually he himself was somehow making him bite his tongue. That put things into a whole different perspective. Now he felt much more in control and as if he could find a way to solve the problem.
Another one I have heard is that multiple sclerosis makes a person weak. Nah. Multiple sclerosis is not doing anything. Multiple sclerosis can’t do anything. Why? Because multiple sclerosis is just a name someone made up. What makes a person weak is people’s making choices that result in a person’s immune system attacking the person’s nervous system. Then the nerves don’t transmit signals and the person feels weak.
Diabetes does not make it difficult to utilize sugar. People make it difficult for themselves to use sugar.
Parkinson’s disease does not make people shaky. They make themselves shaky, by stressing themselves out and repressing emotions and doing other things that cause their systems to break down.
Adhd does not make it difficult to focus.
Alzheimer’s does not cause memory loss and dementia.
Asthma does not make breathing difficult.
Whatever a person has going on, the key thing to realize is that it is just a logical consequence of ways of living and choices the person is making.
Then it is clear what needs to be done to make things better.
If you want to be stronger, figure out how to get stronger. If you want to stop biting your tongue, figure out why you are doing it and make some changes. If you are getting shaky or are having trouble remembering things or if your cholesterol level is sky high, just get to work making changes that will make you healthier.
It was you, with the help of others, doing it all along, and it is you who can solve the problem.