The HOLI in holistic comes from the word holy to emphasize the spiritual influence. To correct any degenerative condition, it is important to balance the entire person, physically, spiritually and mentally. All three are interlocked and health depends on a happy relationship between all three. We must assume the responsibility and discipline needed for health. Spiritual ignorance is a degenerating factor. A lack of understanding of where we came from, why we are here, where we are going , a fear of death, a feeling of being forsaken, insecurity from the atheistic rubbish thrown at us, ignorance of God's natural laws, are all degenerating. If you really want God to heal you, stop violating His Natural laws! learn to meditate in God's Word. Mental Attitude is closely associated with the spiritual. A lack of positive thinking, inner tensions, outer tensions, are degenerating . Think sick and you will be sick. think well and you will be well. Positive thinking can be carried to illogical extremes and become an escape from reality to the detriment of the person. Remember "Worry is a negative prayer.