We all know that a healthy mind resides in a healthy body. Similarly a healthy body is a result of a healthy mind. Our mind and body are connected and entangled in a way that they are responsible for the well being of one another. Hence it is important to make yourself aware of the mind body connection and help establish it and explore it. Spiritual healing can help to explore this and can help in improving the mental health of the individual.

Now what does improving mental health mean? Well it means to create a healthy mind that can think wonderful and happy thoughts, create and imagine wonderful things and eliminate all the negative thoughts. All this may sound either too farfetched or unachievable at first. It is very difficult for people to believe that with training and practice one can eliminate all the negative thoughts and focus only on positive things in life. Spiritual healing can do just that for you.

Spiritual healing does not mean that you have to follow a particular God or faith, although it does encourage believing in great positive forces that impact our lives and our world, which some call as God. Well irrespective of all this, if you want to improve your mental health then using spiritual healing can be great means for that.

The word spiritual healing might suggest that it is only meant for people with some kind of ailments of physical, mental or emotional nature. But spiritual healing offers great joys not just to the ailing but also to the healthy population by helping them to establish a deep mind body connection and boost creative thinking.

By means of spiritual healing techniques like relaxation breathing, meditation, yoga, guided imagery one can calm their minds, focus their thoughts and also achieve a state of thoughtlessness which is very important to help you create peaceful happy thought, creative thinking and goal setting. Improving your mental health means eliminating the worry habit and repetitive negative thought that cloud your mind and interfere with your creative thinking. This can help you to focus on what you want and understand your purpose and goal in life.

Guided imagery is a wonderful method of improving mental health. We all know that images have great impact on our senses. While disturbing images can cause chaos and imbalance in mind, soothing and calming of nature and beauty can help create a sense of calm and joy. Guided imagery uses this very principle in improving mental health. This technique helps us to imagine wonderful thing and also helps in goal setting and achieving. It can help to overcome negative thoughts and depression and help to create a sense of inner peace and harmony. It can also help in understanding the mind body connection. By imagining yourself as a healthy individual with great body without ailments can actually help you get healthier as your mind starts to help heal and cultivate your body as per your imagination. Just keep faith and try out spiritual healing.

Author's Bio: 

Jill Magso is a member of the Silva Team and contributes to spreading enlightened ideas and sharing teachings about meditation practices. The Silva Method encompasses a variety of powerful exercises that take you deep into Alpha and Theta levels of the mind so that you can work within your subconscious as well as your conscious mind.