We all have times in our life when we experience distress. Events, often out of our control, can cause us minor emotional discomfort, or immense pain and suffering. Crises can come unexpectedly and often cannot be fixed in the moment. Or, if they are fixable, we might feel too overwhelmed to problem solve effectively. It’s…Read More →
The whole idea behind the mind body soul connection is that your health and well-being are a result of mental health, spiritual health, and physical health. Modern medicine is hyper-focused on physical health, offering solutions for current symptoms. At Mind Body Soul, we practice a more comprehensive approach. Our treatments and therapies serve to benefit the whole person, improving overall health instead of just a set of symptoms.
Focusing on the Soul portion of the Mind-Body-Soul triad, we’ve designated a section of our blog to spiritual health and emotional well-being. From coping with grief and crisis to self-care, this section is all about nurturing your being.
Many of the treatments at Mind Body Soul benefit the soul, even when the target seems physical or mental. Take massage therapy for example. Treatments from an RMT can help with pain management and physical mobility, but they also release neurohormones. These include dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin and endorphins, just to name a few. These neurotransmitters help to promote relaxation and feelings of wellbeing. Massage therapy is just as important to the mind as it is the body, and can be a healing complement to any therapy.
Learn more about what we can do for your mind at Mind Body Soul!
According to Kristin Neff Ph.D. from the University of Texas in Austin, developing the habit of self-compassion involves taking more personal responsibility for your health and well-being. So what is self-compassion? And what are the obstacles for people in this perspective and practice? According to Neff (a well-known researcher in the study of self-compassion), self-compassion…Read More →