s10 - Chapter 8 Spirituality and Stress Religion and...

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Chapter 8 Spirituality and Stress
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Religion and Spirituality Is there a difference between the two? Spirituality- a persons view of life’s meaning, direction, and purpose; also the feeling of connectedness with other things, people, the past, and future Religion - an organized entity in which people have common practices relevant to spiritual matters
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Definitions of Spiritual Health Adherence to a religious doctrine Ability to discover and express one’s purpose in life Ability to experience love, joy, peace, and fulfillment Ability to help yourself and others achieve full potential http://two.not2.org/psychosynthesi
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Benefits of Spiritual Health Researchers have found: The basic cause of heart disease is a lack of emotional and spiritual health The importance of spiritual health in reducing stress and improving general health Spiritual health may include answers to “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” Focusing on spiritual health can reduce stress and increase satisfaction with your life
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