Mind Body Connection

Resources for understanding how your mind and your body interact to create a healthier you.

New resources added monthly-ish

 

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change the Brain 

When Forbes has an article on the benefits of meditation, you know it's gone mainstream and there's value in taking the time to do it.

 

The Core Issue: Forgiveness Comes through Grace 

Great steps for getting to a place of forgiveness so you can experience grace with the added benefit of using desert flowers to help along the way.

 

David Hawkins Power vs. Force anatomy of consciousness

Rather technical, but informative article on using clinical kinesiological muscle testing as a diagnostic technique.

 

Grace 

Merriam-Webster definition of grace so there's clarity in communication.

 

Heart Brain Neurodynamics: The Making of Emotions

Emotions are...the function where mind and body most closely

and mysteriously interact.—Ronald de Sousa, The Rationality of Emotion. And that begins this article. 

 

HeartMath, Science of the Heart Connection

HeartMath is a wonderful organization exploring the connection between the heart, body, and mind. Wonderful resource for articles.

 

How the Mind Hurts and Heals the Body:

A review of some of the social and behavioral factors acting on the brain that influence health, illness, and death. 

 

Mindfulness Meditation audio files  

UCLA's free meditation audio files.

 

Prayer Mind/Body Medicine: Prayer as a Healing Force

Wonderful article on how prayer influences health and healing.

 

Science of the Heart 

An article from the HeartMath Institute discussing the connection between the heart and performance, mind/body/heart connection.

 

What is Grace?

Beautifully written description of grace: "the experience of awe, gratitude and unconditional love when you are in harmony with yourself, with others and with the creative power that creates the cosmos." Absolutely, mind/body/spirit.

 

Whole Health Self-healing Kit Companion Guide to Dr. Lissa Rankin’s Mind Over Medicine

Designed to go along with her book of the same name, Dr. Rankin adds using your mind to your arsenal of getting and staying well-- good diet, exercise, reduce stress, etc.