Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sex, Spiritual Growth, and Psychiatry

Freud believed that people suffer as they try to manage the tension between good and evil, noble and selfish intentions, fulfilling social norms versus indulging sexual desires and fantasies.  Freud saw that these personal inner conflicts were the roots of

Posted in Meditation, mental health, Psychiatry, Sex

The Newest DSM*

Newest DSM

The Newest DSM*: Deliberately Seeking Mental Health A colorful, informative and humorous view into the causes of mental disturbance and the symptoms they produce… recommends some effective treatments, too.  (Older DSM books say very little about causes & treatments.)  Perfect waiting room

Posted in diagnosis, DSM, Meditation, mental health, Micronutrients

What is a Spiritually Transformative Experience (STE)?

An experience is spiritually transformative when it causes people to perceive themselves and the world profoundly differently: by expanding the individual’s identity, augmenting their sensitivities, and thereby altering their values, priorities and appreciation of the purpose of life. This may

Posted in Kundalini, Meditation, NDE, Spiritually Transformative Experiences

Funny Video: Mindfulness for Kids

Got kids?  Do you want to help them be more focused?  Mindfulness Meditation will be taught on Sesame Street this coming Fall, 2013, starting September 16th!  Well, I don’t know about the real close your eyes and be quiet kind of meditation…but

Posted in ADD, children, Meditation, Mindfulness

Reflections on Spiritual Healing

More and more people are turning to spiritual healing to find relief from their pain and suffering that conventional, biologically-based medicine can not provide. In his commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, Paramahansa Yogananda, a self-realized master, explains that there are

Posted in Karma, Spiritual Healing
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