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By The Integrative Health Policy Consortium
Tags:
  • Healthcare,
  • Meditation,
  • Pain

Integrative Health and Medicine: An Answer to Affordable Healthcare

Can Integrative Health and Medicine make people healthier and prevent costly, big-ticket chronic diseases? The Integrative Health Policy Consortium explores the cost-effectiveness of integrated health practices with impressive results.

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By Belleruth Naparstek, healthjourneys.com
Tags:
  • Happiness,
  • Health

A Guided Meditation For Relaxation & Wellness

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’, born from the Darwinian theory of natural selection. Keltner adds nuance to this concept by delving deeper into Darwin’s idea that sympathy is one of the strongest human instincts — sometimes stronger than self-interest.

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By Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci
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  • Consciousness,
  • Well-being

Happiness and Human Potentials

Contemporary happiness: A life characterized by the pursuit of frequent transitory states of well-feeling, wealth, pleasure, power, and fame and defines well-being in terms of pleasure attainment and pain avoidance. While classical happiness or the eudaimonic approach is a different way of thinking about happiness …

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By Helen Riess, MD
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  • Consciousness,
  • Empathy

The Science of Empathy

Empathy plays a critical interpersonal and societal role, enabling sharing of experiences, needs, and desires between individuals and providing an emotional bridge that promotes pro-social behavior.

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By Dacher Keltner, University of California
Tags:
  • Happiness,
  • Health

We Are Built To Be Kind

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’, born from the Darwinian theory of natural selection. Keltner adds nuance to this concept by delving deeper into Darwin’s idea that sympathy is one of the strongest human instincts — sometimes stronger than self-interest.

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By Ricardo de Souza Cavalcante, et al
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  • Biofield,
  • Indigenous Medicine

Effect of the Spiritist “passe” energy therapy in reducing anxiety

In Brazil, one of the most used energy therapies is the Spiritist “passe”, which is practiced by Spiritist healers. Although experimental studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of different energy therapies in reducing anxiety and pain, little is known about the effect of the Spiritist “passe” on health outcomes.

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