Continuing with our 15-day self-healing series, today we’re going to shift focus inward. This chapter on self-healing is about learning how to listen to your body and understand what it’s really trying to tell you.

In medicine, the word “symptoms” is thrown around as if it were something bad. Doctors talk about the “symptoms of disease” and then they prescribe chemicals to suppress those symptoms. If you have pain, they prescribe painkillers. If you have high blood