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What Is the Role of Religion or Spirituality in Your Life?

What Is the Role of Religion or Spirituality in Your Life?

How important is a spiritual life to you? Do you identify yourself as a member of a particular religion or spiritual tradition, or are you one of the growing group of young people who consider themselves “nothing in particular”? Source: learning.blogs.nytimes.com What role of religion or spirituality exists in your life?   Many people are either non religious or spiritual but not religious these days.   But to some extent most people have some sort of spirituality that defines their moral code. If you are interested in becoming a certified spiritual counselor then please review the program #certifiedspiritualcounselor

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Why Kids Need Spirituality

Why Kids Need Spirituality

“In the entire realm of human experience, there is no single factor that will protect your adolescent like a personal sense of spirituality.” Source: nymag.com Parents need to care for the needs of their children.  Physical is important but also important and sometimes neglected is the child’s spirituality.  This article looks at why kids need spirituality If you would like to learn more about our certification in spirituality then please review and see if it matches your educational and professional needs. #certificationinspirituality

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Christian and Spiritual Counseling Training: Spiritual and Religious Health

Christian and Spiritual Counseling Training: Spiritual and Religious Health

Christian and Spiritual Counseling Training:  Religious Health Do religious and spiritual people do better than non religious people in psychological and mental health?  The question has waged for years between theists and atheists.  The answer is not clear cut because in some cases religious and spiritual practices could be dangerous to one’s health.  I would contend that in these cases it is more due to an “unhealthy’ and “misused” form of religion or spirituality, but still this allows the debate to continue because many atheists would contend anything with religion is misguided. Is it better for your happiness and health

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What Spiritual Directors need to know about Psychology

What Spiritual Directors need to know about Psychology

If you are interested in becoming a spiritual counselor then please review the courses in the spiritual counseling program American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Spiritual counselors need to understand more than just their particular spirituality but also need some knowledge in psychology.  Without it, things that are clearly physical can be seen as metaphysical. Spiritual directors or counselors can help their clients alot just with basic psyhological information about a variey of things ranging from grief to pathologies.  Of course, with this knowledge in psychology, they know when to refer a client to a clinical psychologist or licensed professional.

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Review – The Integrated Self – Psychology

  The elements of health are mental, physical, emotional, social, financial, environmental, and spiritual. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: What affect does spirituality have on mental and physical issues?  How well do people cope who have a spiritual life?  These issues are explored in depth in this article. From many previous studies, many spiritual people do cope better but why, this article takes a look at how counselors can understand why and how they can utilize the spirituality of their clients in treatment. Spirituality is clearly an important element in how a person deals with adversity.  If properly utilized

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Spiritual Counseling: Sexuality and Spiriutality

Spiritual Counseling: Sexuality and Spiriutality

  Is it sexy to be spiritual? New research has found that spirituality has a greater effect on the sex.. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Apart from Western Theism, many religions have a strong connection with sexuality and spirituality outside of marriage.  This is especially the case with women and how they see the unative value of sex in correlation with spirituality.  If you want to learn more about spiritual counseling, then please review the program. #coursesinspiritualcounseling See on www.speakingtree.in

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Owning our Health: The Need for Spirituality in Healthcare

Owning our Health: The Need for Spirituality in Healthcare

Spiritual Care Coordinator Vida Jaugelis talks about the need, rewards and challenges for spirituality in our healthcare system American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: When does a patient in care need spiritual counseling?  These are questions those in the medical field or pastoral field ask themselves.  Religion should never be pushed upon a patient, but many patients need to hear spirituality when in critical care–especially when a pastor,rabbi, priest or minister is not near. #spiritualityandcounseling See on blogs.vancouversun.com

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How To Practice Spiritual Counseling

How To Practice Spiritual Counseling

There are so many articles written every single day about health and nutrition. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This article brings up a good point, everyone is so quick to write an article about what is good for our physical beings that they often forget about our spiritual side.   If you need some spiritual advice then please check it out.   Also if you want to learn more about spiritual counseling then you might want to visit our site. See on www.huffingtonpost.com

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Saint Theresa’s Prayer

Saint Theresa’s Prayer

This is a beautiful prayer and is applicable as a non-denominational prayer. Take a moment to say the prayer and feel the peace of the Divine. A great prayer for spiritual counselors to share with their patients and clients. “May today there be peace within……. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content knowing you are a child

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Spirituality and Organized Religion

Spirituality and Organized Religion

Spirituality as Individualistic When one reviews the nature of spirituality, many reflect on the personal and individualistic nature of it.  One mentally sees a cloistered nun, or a desert monk praying alone.  Or one considers a guru praying in a temple meditating upon theological ideals. Spirituality is the personal aspect of religion.  It can and does exist apart from organized religion which represents a more social nature of religion.  Hence it is possible for someone to be very Individual Spirituality Nourishes the Soul spiritual but not theological active. However, I would conclude that by the very nature of humanity, there