What is Healing?

Definition of Healing – What is Healing?

So, what is healing? The definition of the words “heal” and “healing” are widely used within the medical and health fields as a “means to return to health”. Healing is also considered a way to naturally remedy and restore radiant health within alternative and complimentary modalities such as crystal healing, aromatherapy and homeopathic medicine.

What is Healing? A Question of the Ages…

“Heal Thyself “an instruction[1]for the early followers of Jesus, was perhaps

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rooted in the tradition of Hippocrates[2], who is considered to be the “Father of Medicine.”  Hippocrates asked himself what is healing and is credited with being the first physician to reject superstitions, legends and beliefs that credited supernatural or divine forces with causing illness. He separated the discipline of medicine from religion, believing and arguing that disease was not a punishment inflicted by the gods but rather the product of environmental factors, diet, and living habits. The therapeutic approach he advised was based on “the healing power of nature.”

What is Healing – For the Self

In crystal healing, we totally adopt the above view as well. When the causes of illness, pain and dysfunction are identified and dealt with, we may heal. It is up to us to heal – we are the only ones who can make this happen. We may receive all kinds of help by medical procedures, medicines and various modalities, which will certainly help us and support our will to live well, but if a person has lost the hope to live, nobody can change that except the person himself or herself.

What is healing for the body and mind? The body is a miraculous bio-machine with room for our consciousness. Even if we can only see three-dimensional matter, there are parts of us that are invisible because those parts, like our energy, emotions and our thoughts, exist on another dimensional plane. Something tangible such as heat, which we cannot really see, can certainly be felt. Similarly, emotions cannot be seen, other than as in a resulting tension, or facial expression in the person who experiences it. An emotion like sadness is felt deeply, and in turn has the possibility to make us immobilized, but only if we let it.

There are helpful healing techniques and meditation methods to address our emotional and mental states. Learning to apply some of them is in fact quite easy and requires little effort on your part.

If you are serious about really wanting to discover what is healing for yourself, you may learn more about healing techniques and meditation methods in “The Crystal Lotus Handbook,” which offers more than 50 such methods to remedy a situation or condition we may have. Learn more about The Crystal Lotus Handbook.

Margherita Crystal Lotus, crystal healing writer on what is healing?Blessings,

Margherita Crystal Lotus, community builder at Chakra University on Facebook, and author of The Crystal Lotus Handbook – An Essential Guide to Crystals.

PS Did you get the answer to the question What is healing?


[1] It is said: “And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.” From: The Bible (King James version) Luke 4:23.

[2] See Wikipedia: Hippocrates

What is Healing? is a never-ending quest – there are many paths. They key is to discover yours.