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Understanding Mental Health

Emotional well being, psychological well being, and social well being are all dimensions of mental health, and subject to change under stress. Mental health issues are rarely the result of one event, rather, they often develop over time as the result of linked causes. For example a stressful job, a difficult relationship, or a significant trauma can cause shifts in...

More About Energy Healing & One Author’s Experience

Hello everyone, Energy medicines such as healing touch and Reiki, or therapeutic yoga, are holistic practices that activate the body’s subtle energy systems in order to remove blockages or regenerate resources that feel stagnant or depleted. By breaking through these blockages and stimulating renewed energy flow, the body’s inherent ability to heal itself is stimulated. At Inner Passages, I offer Reiki and...

Behavior & Perceptual Change

Good afternoon everyone! Perception is the sense we make out of all our experiences—our thoughts, physical feelings, emotions, and moods. Behavior is the outward expression of our perception. It is what we do with the information, experienced and interpreted through all the senses we have available to us, when we choose to respond to our experience. Our perception both colors and fuels...

Who Do You Choose to Be?

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from psychologytoday.com entitled 'Who Do You Choose to Be? 3 Steps to Defining Your Life's Legacy' which talks with author Marcia Reynolds as she goes through her journey of life searching for her true life's purpose. She mentions three points for reflection that can be useful when looking for our own path through this...