Some from my professional diary, some from my heart, some from my perspective, some from good reads, some from observation, some from life's stories, some from imagination, some from sweet nothings of life...
A holistic life means a whole & complete life where you have it all; living in the expression of your highest self by taking care of all the four aspects of your being: mind, emotions, body & spirit. As a metaphor, the example of a car with its four wheels can be taken into account, each of the aspects representing one wheel. Without any one functioning effectively, we can never expect the car to function in its highest efficiency.
It is our responsibility to take care of all the four sets. Ignoring one will lead to the halt of the entire system, the being. Have you wondered why despite of having a positive outlook, a great mindset, a great physical body you may still not reach that level of your potential either in your profession or life? Have you taken care of your emotions, have you addressed these or have you hidden those under the carpet thinking that they don't matter & will go away with time? When one set is ignored, the being gets disturbed without your awareness. Here the emotion set is ignored and hence the difficulty in reaching to that efficiency that you truly are capable of.
Even physical ailments are a manifestation that at the core of our being, something isn't right. Our thoughts create the emotions and emotions in turn gets displayed in actions/behaviours and physical ailment, however minor it may be. Interestingly, without having worked on mind, emotion, body; we cannot have a joyful spirit.
In today's world, many few are having it all. Some are lacking behind in some aspects; we need to check which one we need to take note of at this moment. We land here as beautiful souls, but because we forget to take care of ourselves, because we ignore one of the four sets, we turn out to be who we are. But, that's not our highest self. What if you start working on all the aspects simultaneously and walk towards the path of having a holistic life?!
Leaving you with these simple yet powerful questions:
1. What's your holistic life goal?
2. Which path have you chosen?
3. What's the inner conflict that you are dealing with?
Life & Organizational Development Coach