The Roman poet Juvenal at the end of the first century of the Common Era said

Orandum est ut sit mens sana in corpore sano

You should pray for a healthy mind in a healthy body

In the British Journal of General Practice October 2017 it makes the point we continue 2000 years on to struggle with unifying the science of the mind and body. We appear conflicted when ideally we should be using the combination of mind and body to help and heal our patients and ourselves.