Native American healers Maryboy and Begay describe the importance of language, worldview, and ceremony in healing.
Health & Healing
Mindfulness as an “inner technology” can heal the social body, writes meditation teacher Kabat-Zinn.
All psychosomatic illness, pioneering psychiatrist Grof says, can benefit from opening to transpersonal experiences.
Throughout history, medicine has evolved through the art and science of healing—two complementary ways.
Thirty years ago, he had a transformative vision: On his return trip from the moon, Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell looked out and saw our lonely blue planet suspended like a jewel in the infinite blackness of space, and knew we are part of a living, conscious universe. In this profile, freelance writer Lora tells the story of this “mystic-scientist” who founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences.
To explore effects of healing intention and intentional space conditioning on the growth of cultured human brain cells and the distribution of truly random events.
This article describes recent theoretical developments and empirical findings regarding the role of negative affect (NA) and emotion regulation in nicotine dependence and smoking cessation.
Stress and negative mood during pregnancy increase risk for poor childbirth outcomes and postnatal mood problems and may interfere with mother-infant attachment and child development. However, relatively little research has focused on the efficacy of psychosocial interventions to reduce stress and negative mood during pregnancy. In this study, we developed and pilot tested an eight-week mindfulness-based intervention directed toward reducing stress and improving mood in pregnancy and early postpartum.
This paper provides definitions and a discussion of evolving guidelines for conducting research on the effects of distant healing intention (DHI) on living systems in the laboratory. We consider the relevance of DHI laboratory research to applied healing, special theoretical challenges, and other considerations that distinguish DHI research from other domains of laboratory science.