The health benefits of art…:)
My recent travels into researching therapies to help a friend recover from a stroke have yielded some interesting results. Art appreciation was recommended by research conducted at the University Tor Vergata School of Nursing in Rome. Compared were stroke survivors who enjoyed art and their quality of life after a stroke and those who did not. The numbers from the 192 study participants were a fairly equal split. Art in this study was described as music, painting, theatre. Recovery outcome for art lovers was described as:
“…of positive physical and mental health benefits. They had more energy, better general health and improved mobility. They were also happier, less anxious or depressed and had better memory and communication skills”.
If this does not sound positive enough, lead author Dr. Ercole Vellone, assistant professor in nursing science at the University Tor Vergata, said:
“The results underscore the value of lifelong exposure to…
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Great post….I’d only add that I also find dancing grounding…:)
What is hypnotherapy and what it’s not…
Hypnosis helps a person achieve a focused state of mind through encouraging the rational, critical mind to temporarily relax. This creates an opportunity to communicate deeply and directly with the subconscious mind, which is the storehouse of all experiences. The inner resources of the subconscious mind have within itself access to both the cause and the cure of any discord in our life. Effectively utilizing hypnosis ensures all suggestions received are from your inner guidance and will create positive and long-lasting changes. What will YOUR inner guidance say?
What is hypnotherapy?
Your subconscious mind is the control center deep within your brain that directs everything you do, like the software in your computer. It doesn’t think or evaluate; that is the job of your conscious mind which stands guard to allow only what it wants to happen, like the input from your keyboard. Hence, if we wish to change behavior…
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