Tag: Joy

Relaxation: A Back-to-the-Body Perspectiveown re

Life is stressful just from the nature of it—and our times seem particularly so. Of the three banes afflicting humankind today—namely, obesity, religion-based wars, and depression—I will deal with the third one; specifically, the importance of relaxation for mental health. I will, first, review the basics of the back-to-the-body perspective as applied to mental health.

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It is Darkest Right Before Dawn: The Key to Happiness

It seems we have made so much progress—and yet, why is it that the world appears no closer to the peace and prosperity we all desire? Consider religion-based wars; consider the spread of obesity; and consider the devastation of depression. Yes, these are the three great scourges of our time, and so many people put

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A Heart Divided: The Poisoning of the Spirit

The natural motivation for the heart is the search for happiness, which culminates in joy. But joy is based on trust—this fundamental faith in life and in the goodness of life. If the trust is broken, the heart suffers and becomes sick. When that happens, the heart may become bitter and resentful.Thus, faith in people,

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