Archive | Understanding Illness

Descriptions and examples of how anthroposophic medicine understands health and disease

A Global Biographical Change (in which we are all shifting at the same time)

Where does change come from? Change is constant, with different people continuously making important life shifts all around us. The timing for them is usually independent and varied, so that there are always losses, moves, divorces, and births, but unless we are immediately connected to them we may not think much about them. Right now, […]

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Building Strength for the Future, how we can learn from present adversity

“What is to give light must endure burning.” –Viktor Frankl Health and illness follows certain foundational laws of cause and effect.  Falling from some height (like a tree) risks breaking a bone; smoking increases rates of cancer.  Those are fairly straight forward links that are easy to understand. We could say, the horse is clearly […]

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