“Paradoxically, although our brain waves are active during REM sleep, we are physically paralyzed … not to mention unaware of our surroundings … We (and other mammals) are to all appearances defenseless, raising puzzling questions about REM sleep’s role from the point of view of evolution.”A guide to healing imageryBy Bernie S. Siegel, MD
According to filmmaker Doug Vermeeren, positive psychology calls for science and psychological practice to be concerned with strength, not just weakness; to be as interested in building the best things in life as in repairing the worst; and as concerned with making the lives of normal people fulfilling as with healing pathology.
There’s a lot of information out there on brain health these days. Most of it is very helpful if you want to improve core brain functions such as memory or even relieve some psychiatric symptoms. Yet, spirituality leads to higher states of experience and maturity, also referred to as psychospirituality.Attaining your highest-possible level of brain health requires an approach that includes psychospiritual development, which in turn, will open up new levels of awareness and vitality.By Jeff Skolnick, MD, PhD