Spiritual Arts Blog

When Healing Leads You into a New Path

Posted on Oct 3, 2012

When Healing Leads You into a New PathSeeing the light in times of darkness can eventually lead you to a new path.

In this story Susan a 29 year old cancer survivor and her mother created a new life becoming bakers and entrepreneurs after going through one of their lives darkest moments.

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Remote Healing Through Prayer

Posted on Sep 19, 2012

By Adriana Paredes MA MEd, SAI Staff

Could it be possible? Could the prayers of a handful of people help someone — even someone on the other side of the world? “ Kopan Buddhist Monks are praying for a man named “Jimmy P.” in Nepal.

On other parts of the world, American Sufi Muslims join in. Fundamentalist Christians add their prayers, as do Orthodox Jews at Jersualem’s Western Wall.

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Can Art Heal 4 of 4: Healing Through Dance

Posted on Jul 19, 2012

Can Dance Heal?In Kolkata, India, girls gather to twist and turn, laughing and joking as they try to dance to the music. At first glance it may seem like another ordinary dance class, except for one thing: The participants are all victims of horrific crimes. It is a dance therapy session started by Kolkata Sanved, a human rights organization that seeks to help abused people return to mainstream society.

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Can Art Heal? (part 3 of 4)

Posted on Jul 3, 2012

By Adriana Paredes, Spiritual Arts Staff

Can writing about our traumas aid in the healing process?

Can Writing Heal? Dr. James W. Pennebaker, a psychology professor at The University of Texas at Austin and author of several books, is a pioneer in the study of using expressive writing as a route to healing. His research has shown that short-term focused writing can have a beneficial effect from those dealing with a terminal illness or victims of violent crime to college students facing first-year transitions.

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Can Art Heal? (Part 2 of 4)

Posted on Jun 12, 2012

p>Healing Trauma with Visual Arts (part 2 of 4)

 

By Adriana Paredes –SAI Staff Writer

 

“Wherever the soul is in need, art presents itself as a resourceful healer.” - Shaun McNiff Ph D, Art therapist

 

 

Can Art Heal?

The visual arts are being used as a means to help people heal from painful experiences that are too difficult to express in words.

 

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Can Art Heal?

Posted on May 30, 2012

The Healing Power of Music (Part 1 of 4)

Can Art Heal?By Adriana Paredes -Staff Writer

Creative expression can make a powerful contribution to the healing process and has been embraced in many different cultures.

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Forgive ~ It’s good for your health!

Posted on Aug 1, 2011
“To err is human, to forgive divine.”

 

Forgiveness Flowers

The act of asking and giving forgiveness is an essential part of the human experience. Whether your child breaks your favorite vase, someone cuts you off in traffic, your co-worker bad mouths you at work, or you and your spouse have a misunderstanding, every day we encounter situations that require us to exercise forgiveness. As it turns out, when we practice this key to spiritual living our health improves.

 

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Gratitude Heals

Posted on Jul 21, 2011

Gratitude Heals

“Thanks are the highest form of thought; gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
~G.K. Chesterton
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Spiritual Healing for Cancer

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

Spiritual Healing for Cancer In this study, I am practicing the Direct Healing techniques learned through Spiritual Arts Institute in a clinical environment. After only six months of work, I would like to share some of my extraordinary experiences with you.

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The Power of Prayer

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

By Jaqueline Marie – Staff Writer

Can prayer heal?

For centuries metaphysics has advocated the power of prayer as a key means of healing. Now science is beginning to understand what the mystics have known all along – prayer heals.

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