I remember feeling so different from everyone else as a teenager. When everyone played or did fun activities after school, I was stuck going to doctor’s appointments 2-3 times a week. It was traumatic for me. And, I always hid the fact that I was going to so many appointments. Partly because I felt embarrassed that no other kid had to go through it. It felt so unfair. And I always felt so misunderstood and different from everyone else.
When I was busy surviving, all my other friends were having fun and enjoying life.
It really broke me – because everyday I fought so hard to survive and even just to keep that hope alive inside of me that I would one day heal. Unfortunately, every doctor that I ever encountered had told me that eczema could never be cured. It crushed me, along with my hope.
I was devastated. And I lived with that belief that eczema couldn’t be cured for a very long time.
So…I stopped looking for hope. And I stopped searching for remedies…because after all, if the doctors were telling me that it couldn’t be cured, what hope did I have left?
Secrets that the 4 minute mile can teach you
Today I want to tell you the story about the 4 minute mile, and how it helped me in my own journey of overcoming really severe eczema.
If you’ve never heard of this story before, I want to share with you how it can relate to your eczema.
This is the story of the 4 minute mile:
According to legend, experts said for years that the human body was not capable of running a mile in under 4 minutes. Experts said it couldn’t be done. In fact, it was impossible.
Some legends even claim that people had tried for over a thousand years to break the barrier.
The closest that people had ever gotten to it was in the 1940’s, when the mile record was pushed to [4:01]. This record lasted for nine years, and many people believed that experts had it right.
People had believed that the human body had reached its limit.
One man tried to defy this. On May 6, 1954, a man named Roger Bannister finally broke the 4-minute barrier. He ran the 4 minute mile in [3:59].4.
He believed that he could achieve the impossible – despite what experts said. As part of his training, he relentlessly visualized the achievement in order to break the limits and achieve the “impossible” in his mind and body.
Barely a year after Bannister’s record, someone else ran a mile in under 4 minutes. Then, more runners did. Now, even strong high-schoolers today run 4-minute miles! (1)
What does this story teach us about healing eczema?
It tells us a lot.
And it’s something I wish I had known more than a decade ago, when I was on my eczema healing journey.
Watch my video below to learn more about how it relates to healing your eczema, and I hope that you’ll feel encouraged today.
Remember that nothing is impossible – no matter what the experts and doctors say. Even if they say that there’s no cure, remember that you can always find a way.
Your mind is your biggest limit. Remove the limits off your mind, and you’ll never know what you can achieve.
Don’t give up hope. Sometimes you can achieve the impossible when you start believing that your body is full of unlimited potential to heal.
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Abby is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who helps clients achieve optimal health. She is passionate about seeing people use health and nutrition to transform lives. She hopes that her experiences and knowledge can help educate others on natural remedies that will help eczema. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, or YouTube for more updates!
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