Universal Medicine – The Facts of My Experience

My experience with Universal Medicine has been nothing less than life changing. Everything has changed: from the way I take care of myself to my enjoyment of work, the willingness I now have to be open about how I feel, to the care I take with the food I eat and the fact that I now listen to my body.

Yet this has occurred in an absolutely normal way: no fireworks, no exclusive clubs, magic potions, regimented dictations or secret handshakes.

Before Universal Medicine, and despite the picture perfect image I put on, my life was a complete disaster. Underneath the surface mirage, money issues, depression, constant anxiety, reckless relationships, drugs and alcohol plagued me daily.

The first change in my life started before I came across Universal Medicine, after yet another period of feeling deeply empty about the life I was living.

The constant parties started to feel empty, the sports cars no longer excited, superficial relationships felt meaningless and work was simply a drive to be seen. Despite ticking all the successful boxes in life, there was something missing that no amount of money could buy. I didn’t feel the joy, contentment and purpose inside that I sensed life could be.

I knew at this point that I was living a lie.

In 2004, many years after wrestling with what was missing from my life, I had my first treatment with Serge Benhayon, and this set in motion a change to the way I lived that has transformed everything.

Serge Benhayon | Founder of Universal Medicine
Serge Benhayon | Founder of Universal Medicine

The treatment was deeply profound in that I had not been given anything: there was no chanting, no black magic and no “to-do” lists, instead I was supported to re-connect back to a very familiar yet distant feeling – the feeling of inner contentment and natural ease that I had as a child yet had forgotten was there.

The choice I was left with thereafter was what to do with that feeling – what to do with the realisation that the way I had constructed my entire life was the complete opposite of who I truly was. To say it was confronting was an understatement, yet nothing could take away or diminish the deep knowing of what I felt.

In the proceeding years I had the opportunity to get to know Serge Benhayon and his family closely when they came to stay at our family home on his trips to the UK. These times were deeply precious as it was my first experience of what true family was all about.

There was a level of care and support that Serge lived on and off stage; there was no show, no game face and no act with Serge, just consistency through and through. He lives a level of integrity in every aspect of his day. Here was someone who was living a full, vibrant and deeply loving life.

This was the complete opposite of the dysfunctional family life I grew up with. Being around this was deeply inspiring and on top of this, from day one, Serge treated me as family, as he does everyone.

Year after year when Serge and his family came to stay the same care and integrity was shown. There was a deep willingness to support and help with whatever was needed: from the care taken with washing up, giving it the same importance as cooking the meal, to the deeply supportive and loving conversations. There was nothing that was less, nothing that was not worthy of time or attention. At the same time I also started to understand what true work was all about, whilst still holding family dear and equal.

A few years later, on a visit to Australia, I met Simone Benhayon and was blown away by the incredible care, love and strength that she naturally held. At the time, whilst going through a difficult period in my life, she was an absolute support and remains so to this day.

There was no question that she was so very different to the women who I had been in relationships with, as she was someone who deeply loved me just for being who I am. As we started our relationship together the level of respect, care and love was absolute.

I can unequivocally say that Simone was the first person that I truly fell in love with and my first true relationship.

With the Benhayon family the simplicity of life was deeply profound. The drama I was used to in my family was non-existent and whilst big things went on there was a foundation of support to deal with them. This meant that everything was looked at, no issue left to fester and no games or carrying on – what was not loving was called out and everyone was honored and supported to deepen in love: this was true family.

David Nicholson
David Nicholson

There is no doubt that Serge Benhayon, his family and Universal Medicine have the deepest care and love for humanity that I know. And from my own personal and lived experience I know them to be benchmarks when it comes to a commitment to love, true purpose to life and endless support for everyone.

And even though my relationship with Simone Benhayon ended, this was solely due to the fact that I would not allow myself to deepen the love I held for myself and therefore, allow another to hold me in. Yet despite the abusive, irresponsible, reckless and hurtful way I behaved, something that is not truly my nature, the consistent love and support of Simone and the Benhayon family remained.

In meeting the Benhayon family I felt truly held in love from day one and know this will never change.

Today the Benhayon family are the greatest support for me and my family. I know that the marriage I have with my wife Hannah would not be the amazing quality that it is if it were not for the care, love, integrity and inspiration I’ve received from Universal Medicine and the Benhayon Family.

Published with permission of Simone Benhayon.

By David Nicholson, Company Director and Husband, Frome, Somerset, UK

Further Reading:
Inspired by Universal Medicine…Just Being Me
Universal Medicine
Inspired by Serge Benhayon & Universal Medicine: Feeling the True Me

1,286 thoughts on “Universal Medicine – The Facts of My Experience

  1. “With the Benhayon family the simplicity of life was deeply profound. The drama I was used to in my family was non-existent and whilst big things went on there was a foundation of support to deal with them.” It is beautiful to come into a family where patterns of your own family are non-existent. It offers the space to choose differently for yourself if you choose to.

  2. ‘In meeting the Benhayon family I felt truly held in love from day one and know this will never change.’ Very beautifully said, and so true David.

  3. You blog is truly a mind blower. Where else would you hear someone declare that their marriage is all the more loving thanks to an ex partner and their family??? Goes to show that what is lived by the Benhayons has no boundaries of where the love is offered.

  4. Lovely to re-read your blog David and it is great to see how no matter what love always holds us in the truth of who we are no less. It is simply us who choose to be less and play out acting less.

  5. Reconnecting back to that place of contentment and natural ease, highlights how we actually separated from that natural way of being in the first place.

  6. When true love is presented without all the emotional ties and dramas it can be almost too simple, for all it is doing is asking us to love ourselves too.

  7. Love never asks you to be anything you are not, it simply calls you to be more of all that you already are, by virtue of its emanation.

  8. ‘the willingness I now have to be open about how I feel, to the care I take with the food I eat and the fact that I now listen to my body.’ These three things, seemingly inconsequential. are in truth huge if we take them seriously. When we develop a relationship with ourselves that is more honest than the one we already have, when we choose to tune into or body and find out what it needs rather than what we think we need, and we also make food and drink choices based on the feeling of and wisdom of our bodies. Then we are on the way to a continually deepening honesty and a journey that brings us closer to who we are, letting go of all the opinions and beliefs and ideals that we have taken on along the way.

  9. “Here was someone who was living a full, vibrant and deeply loving life.” Serge Benhayon is an inspiration to us all and he imbues in each of us a responsibility to reflect a full, vibrant and deeply loving life in every move we make.

  10. Permanent change usually looks simple and uneventful. I met a teenager who stopped smoking after years of inhaling. She said she just stopped and there was no drama. She simply outgrew that need.

    1. That’s a great point Christoph and brings me to question why would I celebrate not doing something I know is damaging or harming me or others? So to celebrate stopping smoking makes no sense, but appreciating and celebrating the choice to embrace more of the love that I am definitely does!

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