Mind-Body-Spirit Articles

Guided Imagery for Children Dealing with Stress

Similar to adults, children can experience stress at home or at school. Stress can manifest in the form of anxiety, illness, or unconstructive conduct. Guided imagery and visualization can be used to alleviate tension experienced by children and...

Also labeled: Issue #20, Author Ashia James

Healing is Spiritual

Recently, there have been news stories about scientists who are cloning pigs. The great benefit of this research, say the newscasters, is that pigs are anatomically similar to humans so they hope to clone organs that can be used for human...

Health Benefits of Kindness

Being kind has a profound impact in the lives of others but you may not know how much of a positive health benefit it delivers to you as well. People who perform acts of kindness would agree that being kind to someone else makes them “feel...

Also labeled: Issue #19, Author Allan Luks

How Hugs Can Aid Women’s Hearts

The study showed hugs increased levels of oxytocin, a “bonding” hormone, and reduced blood pressure—which cuts the risk of heart disease. Writing in the Psychosomatic Medicine, the researchers reported women recorded greater reductions in blood...

Mom’s Weekend Pass: Two Nights Away to Recharge Your Batteries

Let’s be honest, whether we are at home with the kids or employed while mothering, the daily demands of family life take their toll on our minds and bodies. All moms need a break from time to time—it makes me think of the mythical country song “How...

Morning Wellness

In 1980, my then wife, Kathryn, and I were on vacation in Hawaii. She began waking in the mornings with nausea, although she was otherwise healthy. We had been eagerly working on having a second child. After a couple of days of this, reality dawned...

Movement is Life & Chiropractic Delivers

This may sound a bit strange at first, but if you think about it for a moment, the truth of this statement begins to become more and more apparent. Without movement you could not sustain life: blood cells that don’t move cannot transport oxygen, l...

Overall Improvement - What Happens To Kids Who Never Get Adjusted?

A few years back, I was adjusting a family who had been under care for several years.  This family consisted of a dad, mom and three children.  Prior to receiving care, all three children had been dealing with recurrent ear i...

Perspective is Paramount

Just before church service a few weeks ago a man complimented me on the purple shirt I was wearing. My daughter heard his comments and asked, “Hey Daddy, didn’t you used to hate purple when you were little?” “Yes I did,” I replied. “How come you like...

Positively Grateful: 3 Easy Tips for Maintaining a Loving and Positive State of Being

To consistently express the nurturing and attentive love that attachment parenting is all about is no easy task. It’s far too easy to become out-of-yourmind sleep-deprived, weary of toddler tantrums and stretched to your capacity to care for your...

Rewriting the Reality Code: The Quantum Power of Our Participatory Universe

“What strange beings we are!” noted the 13th-century mystic Rumi, “that sitting in Hell at the bottom of the dark, we are afraid of our own immortal- ity!” Perhaps it is actually the power to choose our immortality, as well as everything from our...

Also labeled: Author Gregg Braden, Issue #30

Spiritual Stewardship and Planetary Health

As spiritual stewards, we awaken to the truth that every choice we make affects our lives as individuals. Every choice we make also influences the collective awareness of groups, families, organizations, communities and humanity as a whole....

Spirituality and Immunity

When asked what can be done to enhance the immune function of our children as well as ourselves, I begin by emphasizing the role of psychology within the concept of psychoneuroimmunology. This question takes on significance within the expanding...

Also labeled: Author Stephen Marini, DC

Study Supports Antidepressant Link to Suicides Among Children

Results of a new study reinforce previous analyses that show increased suicide attempts and completed suicides among children and adolescents treated for depression. Adults do not appear to share this increased risk. The results showed that...

Also labeled: Issue #11, Pathways Magazine

The Body Has a Mind of Its Own

I noticed this phrase recently in a book by Dr. Deepak Chopra. The body has a mind of its own. What a wonderful image! It immediately conveys a sense of reassurance, of innate self-sufficiency. Many of us were taught from an early age, by inference...

The Energy of an Embrace

The need to touch and be touched is established early in our lives, as we develop and grow in the omnipresent embrace of our mothers’ womb. Once we are born, separated from that sanctuary of connectivity, we begin to crave the physical embrace of o...

The Law of Prayer

For centuries, mankind has lived with prayer. When most people think of prayer, they think of asking for help from a Higher Source, to aid them in the traumas or tragedies or anxious circumstances of their lives. That is great, and who could be...

The Law of Prayer

For centuries, mankind has lived with prayer. When most people think of prayer, they think of asking for help from a Higher Source, to aid them in the traumas or tragedies or anxious circumstances of their lives. That is great; who could be against...

The Nature of Dis-Ease

Sometimes, the body’s natural harmony breaks down, and we experience dis-ease, which is a reflection of the body’s inability to maintain normal control of its function-providing systems. Because behavior is created through the interaction of pro...

The Power of a Child’s Imagination

Visualization can help children sleep, improve their health and attain their goals. Most people have used creative visualization their entire lives, long before they knew there was a name for it. Children have vivid imaginations and...

Also labeled: Issue #21, Author Patti Teel
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