healthy spirituality and its biology


This has been proven with biofeedback.

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Today, I want to share how research provides a link between spiritual experiences and health.

According to research, spiritual experiences are associated with a decreased focus on the self. Prayer, meditation, and mindfulness to name a few, are healthy. Similar to good diet, exercise and rest, regular spiritual experiences contribute to overall health.

I previously explained spiritual experiences this way:

Spiritual experiences are associated with a decreased focus on the self. I’ll use this as a definition for a spiritual state of mind: a non-tangible state of mind that brings profound meaning into one’s life as one transcends oneself.

Use something else if you like — we can’t say spiritual is universally anything religious though. Spiritual is as much a secular term as it is a religious term.

Neurotheology, also known as spiritual neuroscience, attempts to explain religious experience and behavior in neuroscientific terms. By understanding how the brain works during certain…

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4 thoughts on “healthy spirituality and its biology

  1. Thank you Barbara. This is one of the most important posts that I’ve pressed. I know that God’s Love is pouring through us all of the time. Unfortunately, many people are so preoccupied adn feeling guilty or holding on to futile regrets that God’s Love passing through them actually goes unnoticed. If they will take some time to tune themselves up every day this would change for them

    I have a follow-up on a VERY simple technique to get this tune up in on a regular daily basis and the technique only takes a few minutes at a time. That is in my schedule que for midnight (My time) USA EDST 2/21

    It is not necessary for us to suffer. God loves everyone – every single one. We only must give Him the time to feel His love.

    The techniques that I post in mindfulness work for anybody — not only religious. I am an equal opportunity blogger.

    ~ Eric

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