PART 1: PHILOSOPHY
The 4 Universal Principles of Health
Many people think health is about tricking ourselves into eating more vegetables and forcing ourselves to work out. This is far from the truth. Health is much more vast, deep, interesting, and enjoyable! In the East, they say learning about the body is like digging for a pyramid buried in the sand; the more you dig, the more vast it becomes.
The human body is the single most complex piece of equipment in the known universe. Health is about learning the body’s workings and how it interacts with its environments.
The best way to understand something big and complex is to start by understanding its foundational principles. While there is far more to learn than in a single lifetime – it rests on a fairly simple, straightforward set of principles. These principles are the underpinning concepts all-natural healing philosophies share, including Naturopathic Medicine, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and more.
The best part about these principles is they don’t require you to trust us, our sources, or a doctor you’ve never heard of. They are self-evident in nature, meaning you can look around and see them validated everywhere.
The following four principles are the cornerstones of optimal living that capture health at its core. They apply to human life and all forms of life on earth. Using these, we will clear up many of the most commonly misunderstood notions of health around eating, moving, cleansing, resting, and inner harmony.