Every person looks only for what benefits him. In the same way, every other person we encounter in our daily activities is looking only for what benefits them. If we turn people away from us by displaying attitudes that appear scary, needy, too aggressive or too timid, we miss opportunities to find what benefits us.
How each individual reacts to the environment in which he lives and how he or she reacts to people they encounter is determined by personality. But how does personality develop? What determines personality traits? How can these traits affect our personal and professional relationships?
Bio-chemically driven Personality is driven by bio-chemistry. We know this is true because homeopathic remedies describe various common personality traits that many people display. The use of these remedies can change or modify these traits—which means that negative traits such as impatience, fear, paranoia, arrogance, etc, are not permanent. It also means that positive traits such as patience, perseverance, understanding, cooperativeness, etc, can be instilled.
Homeopathic remedies are alternative healing remedies derived from natural substances such as minerals, metals, and herbs, but also poisons such as heavy metal and plant poisons, animal secretions and serpent venoms. All homeopathic remedies are processed through the unique action of dilution and succession, which renders them useful as well as safe. They are distinguished from herbal remedies and pharmaceuticals by the use of the Latin name of the original substance.
In the practice of homeopathy as an alternative healing modality, the classical approach is to match the client’s constitution to the symptom complex that a remedy is known to cause. Within the symptom complex of every common remedy is a description of personality traits. These traits become guiding symptoms that help the savvy practitioner find the perfect remedy to help the client get over their physical problems.
Through over twenty-five years of homeopathic study, practice and intense concentration on the effects of remedies, I have developed a unique approach to the use of potency that allows an individual to concentrate on personality modification which leads to the enhancement of individuality, talent-revelation and enlightened-mind- function development. My students and clients who have used these remedies report amazing results in doing just that.
You’ve seen these guys, the perfectly dressed, elegant gentleman, who stands straight and does everything with perfection and won’t let anyone touch his stuff. Think of James Bond. His clothes are beautiful, fit perfectly and are perfectly pressed. Even in casual California, if he allows himself to be casual, his shorts will be pressed, his jogging shoes will be polished and his hair perfectly cut and combed.Look for the absent-minded professor type. He walks bent over at the shoulders. His clothes are wrinkled and worn out or shabby. His shoe strings are untied and his hair hasn’t been combed or cut in a long time. Think of Doc from the “Back to the Future” movies. If you engage him in conversation, he will have to tell you every detail about his work.
Or how about the shy, yielding woman who lets people push her around, looks kind of sad and could burst into tears at any time. Her eyes are darting about, trying to process what is happening all about her. Think about her opposite, the pushy ringleader, not caring what words she says that may hurt anyone’s feelings and only paying attention to her entourage and how to keep them loyal.
Then there is the person who gets involved in every cause, ever mindful of who needs to be saved next, even to her own detriment, running herself down physically or financially and ignoring her loved one’s concern for her personal welfare.
Have you met people like this?
We all feel concern for the person plagued by depression. This person is usually very intelligent, but lacks self-confidence and the initiative to go ahead and do what it takes to make their dreams come true because the depression keeps coming back.
These are all aspects of personality, dictated by bio-chemical influences on the body that impact mind. Where do these traits originate? How do they develop?
Every human being is composed of two aspects. There is the immortal soul that takes up habitation in the developing fetus sometime during gestation. But there is also the physical body composed of flesh and blood, minerals and water, and DNA coding in the genetic material that is inherited from both parents.
Within this genetic coding is the blueprint for the archetypal perfect human being created by God at sometime in human development. This perfect genetic code also contains the effects of random mutations, damage due to diseases our ancestors suffered and the influences of past experiences our soul brought along into habitation.
These factors influence our genetic makeup and determine many of the health problems and personality traits that are present at the time of our birth—although most are undetectable at the time of birth. Some of these problems can include allergies (the perfect gentleman), some mineral and nutrient absorption aspects (the depressed and shy person), migraine headaches, menstrual and reproductive problems (the arrogant or yielding woman), as well as vulnerability to viruses (the save- the-world-type) and bacteria (no self-confidence).
Acquired Emotion and Injury
Another aspect of personality traits are those acquired through emotion-driven- experiences during the growing up years that impact how we react to the world. One of the most influential aspects of this type is anger.
Anger clouds everything in a person’s life from the time the emotion-driven-experience occurs to the moment of death if it is not cleared properly with the correct remedy. Anger sits across the energy structures of the body like a chain-link fence and influences every encounter and every relationship. We usually know when we have encountered an angry person by the way they flare up with an anger response to almost any suggestion. A person displaying this type of personality trait has a very hard time listening to suggestions. They are protective of their own ideas and distrustful of others for fear they could be wronged again. After remedy treatment, the fear of being wronged disappears, the personality trait calms and the person becomes open to new experiences.
Another emotional experience that influences personality is grief. A person will tell their loved ones that they are handling the grief event on their own and do not need help. This person will even become angry if it is pointed out that changes in personality have occurred. In reality, many physical disorders and personality changes are caused by this type of grief. Besides the physical changes such as the inability to sleep, onset of persistent infection or eating disorders, many people experiencing grief will see a noticeable shift in mental function and become distracted, forgetful or seem to have suddenly become slow and dim-witted. They may drop out of school or become unable to do their job. And yes, all of these conditions can be reversed with the correct homeopathic remedy.
Injury to the spinal cord or back can create fearfulness. This person will gradually get more and more fearful as time goes on after the injury, until life is unmanageable because the fear becomes overwhelming.
An injury to the head often causes a person to become shy, withdrawn, and depressed. This is the long-term effect of head injury on personality, but one will know the injury was the cause because initially there were stomach problems and an increase in vulnerability to bacterial infection soon after the injury and just prior to the personality changes.
In this blending of soul and body, we are supposed to be able to record facts in our memory without judgments or feelings attached to them. There are two forms of crystals in the physical body which help record our experiences and make impressions on the soul through the energy bodies and levels. These two crystals are quartz (Silicea—homeopathic silica quartz) and salt (Natrum Mur.—homeopathic sodium chloride). Through time, nutritional deficiencies, inherited malfunction and emotional events, most people become deficient in the amount of quartz crystal and salt crystal needed to record events properly without judgment and emotion attached to them.
The emotion attached to experiences recorded in the energy structures of our soul tend to be of a negative nature and include shame, grief, fear, anger and regret. These negative emotions carried with our soul into each incarnation clog the physical structures of the genetic code in our body cells. This clogging effect has detached individual genes from other genes preventing complete function of our genetic programming.
Many of these gene patterns that should be in long interconnected chains, but that are not properly connected, affect the body by allowing disease, disorder, mental fogginess and negative personality traits.
This non-connectedness of genetic material has taken place because of negative thought patterns created by the shame and guilt connected to personal experiences as well as persecution, domination and false ideas imposed on us by others.
What is not generally realized is that thought actually moves substance. Thinking influences and modifies the substance of genetic material. Thought patterns actually change the connections between genes, but in the same token, can reconnect missing connectors between genes and restore lost function.
The reconnection of filaments between the genes can be achieved through the quantum energy effect of homeopathic remedies. These homeopathically potentized essences complete and restore connections in chains of DNA material. We know which remedy to use by the pattern of symptoms displayed in the individual. By matching the pattern of symptoms in the individual to the proven pattern of symptoms created by specific natural substances identified in the Material Medica, the energetic pattern in the substance can influence the missing connections to genes in the DNA material of the individual, thereby, restoring health, well being and latent functions that have remained dormant for millennia.
About the Author
Michele Iqbal studied and apprenticed in Pakistan with Dr. Abdul Rehman, who was able to cure her son of autism. Dr. Iqbal completed a D.H.M.S. degree in the National Council of Homeopathic College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan before returning to the U.S.A. in 1989. She has devoted many years to the understanding of the energetic effect of homeopathic remedies and in the development of combination remedies. Michele’s practice stretches throughout the Inland Empire region of Southern California.
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