Substance Abuse and Anxiety Disorders/Panic Attacks

Written By: Sarah Williams, PhD in Clinical Psychology It is not uncommon for individuals who struggle with a substance abuse problem to also suffer from one or more psychiatric conditions. This is known as comorbidity, or dual diagnosis, which occurs when an...

Spiritual Warfare and Adrenal Fatigue by Marianne Tioran

We are mind, body, and spirit. When we encounter extreme stress, whether physical, emotional or spiritual, our body comes to our rescue. If the challenge goes on too long, our body goes into overdrive to meet our needs. The danger then changes from...

Ten Fundamentals Of Neuroplasticity

Science has confirmed that you can access neuroplasticity for positive change in your own life in many ways, but it’s not quite as easy as some of the neuro-hype would have you believe. In the article, “Neuroplasticity: can you rewire your brain?,”...

Feeling Bad for Feeling Bad? You May Experience This Type of Trauma.

Partial article by Deni Huttula Trauma “A” is the “absence of the things we need”. Trauma “A” is often overlooked and minimized in our culture. But what are some of our “needs” that we’re telling ourselves aren’t really necessary?Some of these needs include: The...

Trauma Types

Two types of trauma are described in the Life Model – Type B trauma is the kind we usually think about and involves the bad things that happen like war, rape, assault, child molesting and emotional abuse. Type A trauma is often referred to as “neglect” but the absence...

The Effects of Trauma & Trauma Types

Trauma is the result of overloading the emotional circuits in the brain’s control center. Chronic traumatic effects follow overloads that damage the brain, development, wiring, chemistry and structure. Some of this damage is immediate but most of it happens in the 48...

Science Proves the Healing Power of Prayer

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015      © 2015 NewsmaxHealth. All rights reserved. For the devout, there never has been any question that prayer has the power to heal.  Now, more and more medical research from leading hospitals and universities across the U.S....

DID Continuum

D IF PTSD DE DPD V VIF FIFF DID< Less Pain ————————————————————————- Greater Pain> 1- DAYDREAMING OR FANTASY (DD) A...

The Shared Roots of Mental and Physical Pain

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”The old adage is being called into question by new research from UCLA: Dr. Naomi Eisenberger has found that social rejection and physical pain are intrinsically linked in the brain, so...

Asking Someone To Pray for You

Anyone undertaking a difficult task like healing their soul and personality needs to be supplied by at least five people who pray regularly and perhaps even fast occasionally for them. You need to develop such a network if you do not have one already. They will be...

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE SPIRIT,THE SOUL, AND THE BODY by Watchman Nee

Man is composed of two independent kinds of material: spirit and body. When the spirit entered the body of dust, the soul was produced. It is impossible for the spirit to control the body directly. Hence, it requires a medium. This medium is the soul, which was...

How Expressing Gratitude Might Change Your Brain: By Christian Jarrett

Dr. Christian Jarrett (@Psych_Writer), a Science of Us contributing writer, is editor of the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest blog. His latest book is Great Myths of the Brain. Photo: SuperStock/Corbis A lot of so-called “positive psychology” can seem a...

Cancer patients find a new therapy: Forgiveness

By Stacey Burling, Inquirer Staff Writer  www.Philly.com POSTED: August 09, 2015 Steve Sewell hadn’t given much thought to forgiveness until he started visiting his friend Ouida Coley while she was getting treatment for metastic breast cancer. Her...

The New Science of Gratitude

Author and researcher Dr. Robert Emmons has discovered what gives life meaning: Gratitude.  Emmons, a University of California, Davis professor, backs up his claim with eight years of intensive research on gratitude in his best selling book, “Thanks! How The New...

The Dangers of Excessive Stress, by Don Colbert, MD.

The Dangers of Excessive Stress: Part 1 The majority of the patients that I see on a daily basis are overstressed, and this contributes greatly to the illness or disease from which they are suffering… Our mind and body seek a state of peace and relaxation, which...

DNA Scientific Discovery

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 11:12 David Readett IntroductionThis is a summary in “Christian Speak” of the latest scientific discoveries regarding DNA and the potential impact on the Christian faith with a conclusion on the pitfalls. Russian scientist research 90% of...

Human Genome Project

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 11:04       David Readett IntroductionThese are some comments I picked up on the internet. Being totally none scientific I have tried to condense and make some sense of what this means.I apologise if it seems nonsensical. As...