Mind/Body Literature

Impact of Intercessory prayer on Spiritual Well-being In Patients with Cancer
Altern Ther Health Med. 2012 Sep-Oct;18(5):18-27.

Influence of meditation on anti-correlated networks in the brain
Front Hum Neurosci. 2011; 5: 183.
Published online 2012 January 3.

Meditation experience is associated with differences in default mode network activity and connectivity
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 December 13; 108(50): 20254–20259.
Published online 2011 November 23.

Tryptophan hydroxylase-e gene variation influences personality traits and disorders related to emotional dysregulation
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007 Jun;10(3):309-20. Epub 2006 Dec 19.

The Broaden and Build Theory of Positive Emotions
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2004 Sep 29;

The impacts of positive psychological states on physical health: a review and theoretical framework.
Soc Sci Med. 1988;27(12):1447-59.

Poststroke Balance Improves With Yoga:

Stroke. 2012 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Youth With Juvenile Arthritis: Are Youth Using CAM, but Not Talking About It?
J Adolesc Health. 2012 Aug;51(2):200-2. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

The use of complementary and alternative medicine by nurses
Br J Nurs. 2012 Jun 14-27;21(11):672-5.

Art Can Do Incredible Things for Your Mind and Body

by Gabe Bergado.

The Seven Pyschological Functions of Art
by Maria Popova

Enriching Books & Podcasts

On Being.
(academic / spiritual)

Radio lab
(Science made sexy)

Compassionate Cook
(vegan lifestyle)

Stillness Speaks
by Eckhart Tolle

On Death and Dying
by Elizabeth Kubler Ross

That Used to Be Us
by Thomas L. Friedman & Michael Mandelbaum

Medical Caregiving and Identity in Pennsylvania's Anthracite Region, 1880-2000
by Dr. Karol Weaver

Inspired People & Happenings

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Johns Hopkins 2010 Institute
for Spirituality & Medicine, Inc.

Dr. Robert Sapolsky

Tina Turner
The Beyond Project 2011

Using Art to Make Better Doctors
Boston Globe

Music Enhances Learning
Johns Hopkins School of Education

On The Same Wavelength
by Maryam Zaringhalm with artist Marina Abramovic

The Atlantic
Secrets of the Creative Brain
by Dr. Nancy Andreasen

Your Brain on Improv
By Dr. Charles Limb

Iva Frattorina
The Power of Art to Heal Video from The Aspen Ideas Festival