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Spirituality for Mental Health

For a long time, psychiatrists largely maintained the position that psychiatry had nothing to do with religion and spirituality. Today, many acknowledge that religious and spiritual practices may have positive implications on mental health and the importance of spirituality in the life of patients. This has led to development of treatment modalities which include rather …

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Meditation for Trauma Recovery

Trauma can bring about a number of neurological changes, but meditation can help in overcoming a traumatic experience, making a person calmer, peaceful, and relieved of stress.  Meditation helps to calm a mind affected by pain and deep stress which a disaster inevitably brings. A study on war veterans affected with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) …

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Natural Remedies for Seasonal Affective Disorder

As we move into winter in in many parts of the world,  the weather is getting colder, the dark descends earlier, and the we move inside to hibernate. For many, the colder months bring on the winter blues, also known Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of seasonal depression that often begins in …

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