INTEGRAL HEALTH AND HEALING
June – August 2004
Articles in this Magazine
OVERVIEW: SEEDING A NEW MODEL OF MEDICINE
by Marilyn Schlitz
An overview looking at the opportunities to seed a new model of medicine, integral healing.
HEALING AS ART AND TECHNOLOGY
by Richard Grossinger
Throughout history, medicine has evolved through the art and science of healing—two complementary ways.
NURTURANCE: A BIOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE
by Joseph Chilton Pearce
Our emotional life as infants shapes our brains as adults, affecting not only our minds but also the health of our bodies.
MIND AND HEALING
by Stanislav Grof
All psychosomatic illness, pioneering psychiatrist Grof says, can benefit from opening to transpersonal experiences.
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness as an “inner technology” can heal the social body, writes meditation teacher Kabat-Zinn.
by Nancy Maryboy and David Begay
Native American healers Maryboy and Begay describe the importance of language, worldview, and ceremony in healing.
by William Benda and Rondi Lightmark
“Animals are by nature ‘people whisperers,’ and restore and sustain us in ways we have either forgotten or never imagined.”
by James O’Dea
Truth, reconciliation, forgiveness, and restorative justice are key ingredients of social healing, says IONS’ president O’Dea.
by Michael Lerner
We cannot be healthy without a healthy environment.
AN INTEGRAL APPROACH TO THE END OF LIFE
by Karen Wyatt
We practice letting go of the physical body in order to hone our spirits and souls for the journey that follows.
CHALLENGES OF INTEGRAL MEDICINE
by Sumedha Khanna
A personal statement from a non-Western perspective.