Wholistic healing addresses every level of our being individually and collectively including body, emotions, mind, relationships (with other people and the environment) and spirit. Healing that is truly wholistic includes all of these as a unity which is indivisibly interlinked. Integrity within ourselves is marked by specific or vaguely perceived and understood feelings, thoughts and
Tag: Volume 17, Number 2
Size Does Matter: Perceptual Distortion of Body Size in Females and the Relationship Between BMI, Depression and Body Dissatisfaction
Body dissatisfaction research has primarily focused on either young children or adolescent populations and individuals with a clinical eating disorders. The relationship between body dissatisfaction and lifestyle behaviors has been demonstrated, however this link has only been explored in adolescents. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between BMI, depression, anxiety, stress
Nonduality has been defined as a perennial thread running through wisdom traditions ranging from Buddhism to Advaita Vedanta. This thread offers various teachings and practices, such as meditation, transpersonal development, and contemplative self-awareness. A growing body of data has demonstrated the therapeutic benefits that nonduality can have for mental health professionals and their patients… I
Many years ago I was asked to see a young woman a talented musician, tripped at home and fell into the fireplace, seriously burning her hands, arms, upper torso and neck Her hands were disfigured and she was very depressed knowing this end her musical career. I admitted her to the hospital and each morning
The Best Possible Healthcare requires fully functioning physicians. Today, over 50% of practicing physicians suffer from burnout, a syndrome of exhaustion, cynicism, and decreased effectiveness at work The regulation of medical care today in the U.S. is based on the Disease Focused Medical Care Model, focusing on the disease the patient has and not the
Bernie S. Siegel, The Art of Healing: Uncovering Your Inner Wisdom and Potential for Self-Healing. Ted Zeff, PhD, The Power of Sensitivity: Success Stories by Highly Sensitive People Thriving in a Non-Sensitive World. William Bengston, PhD, The Energy Cure: Unraveling the Mystery of Hands-On Healing.