You betcha! It is well known that spirituality/religiosity, for both mental and physical health, can be quite healthy. Of course, there are always a few who over-do it but for the most part, exploring your spirituality is a great thing to do, even if you identify as an atheist. Remember, it is widely accepted that we are hard-wired genetically for spirituality.
There are so many diets out there, each touting their superiority over the others, wowing us with scientific and anecdotal evidence. How, then, do we know which one to pick? Do we try them all? Do we try them one by one, and wait and see how we feel after each? Or do we pick one over the other based on our eating preferences?
Most or all of you are aware that each March we celebrate women. Although it took time and much lobbying, in 1980, President Jimmy Carter declared that March 2-8 would be National Women’s History Week. Since 1987, we have officially been celebrating the entire month of March.
Dr. Donna Poppendieck (Dr. P) has over 30 years of experience in the mental health care field. She is a seasoned college professor and instructor for providers. She uses credible, proven holistic health strategies in instruction for parents of children with mental health challenges looking for another approach as well as healthcare providers seeking to implement or understand holistic strategies.