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Good article on how Christians can grow their faith. Faith is important in anyone’s life and nurturing in is critical element in spiritual life. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Certification by clicking here The article, 5 Ways Christians Can Grow Their Faith, by Frank Viola states, “In an increasingly unsettled world, it’s important to find anchors in life to help us weather any challenges and times of emotional turmoil. It’s in times of great difficulty that many turn to their faith for extra guidance. Spending more time in the presence of God, or simply communicating with God, can reveal meaning
Good article on how spirituality and religion can play into patient care. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Program, as well as our Pastoral Thanatology Program The article, What role should religion and spirituality play in patient care? states, “Religion’s influence on patient care is expressed in prayer requests, in clinician-chaplain collaborations, and through health care organizations’ religious accommodations for patients and staff. Whether and how religion and spirituality training are critical components of students’ and clinicians’ development of cultural humility is one important set of questions explored in the July issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics® (@JournalofEthics). Take a moment to consider this
Good article on spirituality and its affects on stress and the brain. The brain during spiritual episodes has different responses. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling, as well as Christian Spiritual Counseling programs The article, What happens in the brain during a spiritual experience?, by Jasmin Collier states “For decades, researchers who are intrigued by the importance of spirituality in people’s lives have conducted studies investigating what happens in the human brain when people feel deeply spiritually connected. Due to the fact that the concept of “spirituality” can be understood in so many different ways across cultures and individuals — and
The loss of spirituality in an artificial word of materialism and technology is sad negative result of modern life. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Certification The article, THE IMPORTANCE OF MINDFULNESS AND SPIRITUALITY IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, byDr. Ujjwal Bikram Khadka states, “Today when conversations, particularly among HR, revolve around Artificial Intelligence (and how there looms an ever-increasing threat of machines taking over humans), I posit that spirituality and mindfulness bear an even greater significance. Yes, unarguably – or arguably – machines have enriched our organizations ( and our lives), but it can’t be denigrated that there are
Good article on how spirituality can help fill so many voids that are usually fulfilled with substance abuse or other addictions of the mind or body. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. The article, “Filling the Spiritual Void with Sex, Money and Intoxicants” by Monique Hassan states, “That void within, reaching out for something to fill it. Darkness and questions surrounding it, perhaps it can be filled with partying? Intoxicants? Money? Sex? Career? Those don’t seem to work, the void is still present, unable to see it yet it is felt.
Good article on how the advances of technology, such as smart phones, can take away from our spirituality Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Certification The article, Have smartphones hijacked our spirituality?, by Tiffany Gee Lewis states, “There have been a rash of recent articles revealing what smartphones are doing to our cognitive ability. Studies by psychologists have found that using a smartphone, “or even hearing one ring or vibrate, produces a welter of distractions that makes it harder to concentrate on a difficult problem or job,” writes Nicholas Carr in a recent Wall Street Journal article, “How Smartphones Hijack our Minds.”
Interesting analysis of the mind and how spirituality itself affects the mind. We know our mindset has an affect on our body, so does spirituality and the mind which reflects the soul is able to exhibit certain qualities when one is in the “flow’ so to speak as the article calls it. Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Training Program The article, The Science Of Spirituality: A Psychologist And A Neuroscientist Explain Being ‘In The Flow’, by Alice Walton states “Spirituality has been making an interesting comeback in recent years, or perhaps an entrée into the mainstream, with a new
Good article on spirituality Please also review our Spiritual Counseling Education Program The article, Does Spirituality Make You Happy?, by Bryan Walsh states “It’s right there, the first of the Four Noble Truths of the Buddha: “Existence is suffering.” If that’s not your bag, you can turn to the wisdom of Ecclesiastes, the preacher who said, “I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.” In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus tells his disciples the parable of the rich man who built a prosperous life, only to hear from God,
Good article for those interested in spirituality and focusing on bettering it and becoming in better touch with it Please also review our spiritual counseling program The article, “5 signs you are out of touch with your spirituality” by Mayon Colon states “You could be in a crowded room filled with family and friends, and yet you feel lonely and disconnected. You pull away from the people who care about you and from the things that bring you joy. And you struggle against those negative feelings. But unfortunately, ignoring this can affect your well-being, your relationships and how you function.
Grief Counseling: An Indepth Overview of Near-Death Experiences (NDE) With the advent of New Age, spiritual awakening has become the societal norm, with more and more cultures embracing the concept of alternative consciousness, in a bid to attain enlightenment and personal growth. One common spiritual phenomena reported widely since the last few decades is near death experience (NDE). What Exactly Is a NDE? A near death experience, abbreviated as NDE is a transcendental experience unique to an individual, which typically takes place just after a near brush with death. In a near-death episode, the person is either in coma(