FA ITH & FR EQUENCY Heal­ing your mind, body and heart is more than about mantras. Li Ying Lim seeks out three al­ter­na­tive ther­a­pies that take you to a higher state.

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how this hap­pens is still a mat­ter of de­bate and spec­u­la­tion. Yet for Dr. Rolf her­self, these re­sults of Rolfing were of greater im­por­tance than ex­plain­ing the how or why.”

Toon eleab­o­rates, “These trans­for­ma­tions are pos­si­ble be­cause Rolfing ad­dresses the body’s in­ter­nal sys­tem of flex­i­ble sup­port. These con­nec­tive tis­sues sur­round ev­ery mus­cle fi­bre, en­case ev­ery joint, and even play a key role in the ner­vous sys­tem. Too much ten­sion how­ever, will over­whelm the body’s ca­pac­ity to adapt and will most likely man­i­fest as some form of dis­com­fort. That may be mus­cle hard­en­ing (shoul­ders be­ing a typ­i­cal ex­am­ple), joint pain, mus­cle sore­ness, or a detri­men­tal shift in pos­ture.”

Toon rec­om­mends 10 Rolfing ses­sions to re­ally see a com­plete change and for the best re­sults. “It takes time for the body to change and the body gen­er­ally holds the work bet­ter when it is re­ceived in a se­ries,” he says.

UNCONS C I O U S C U LT I VAT I O N

When it comes to break­ing the habit of neg­a­tive think­ing, hyp­nother­apy is also an al­ter­na­tive rem­edy that has gath­ered steam, al­beit more qui­etly, over the past few years. Kate Lim, cer­ti­fied Clin­i­cal Hyp­nother­a­pist and NLP Coach, is never one for forc­ing her pa­tients to change their habits. A hyp­nother­apy ses­sion usu­ally en­tails putting your body and mind in re­lax­ation gear so that the ther­a­pist can speak to your un­con­scious mind and slowly em­bed the change within you.

“Hyp­nother­apy guides you to recog­nise that your thoughts are some­thing you cre­ate in your mind,” ex­pounds Lim. “They aren’t real, but imag­i­nary. Any neg­a­tive feel­ings

Gain hope and light with help from al­ter­na­tive reme­dies be­yond med­i­ta­tion

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