Consciousness Tag

[caption id="attachment_938" align="alignleft" width="233"] Shri Aurobindo (1872-1950)[/caption] Adapted from the Preface to Consciousness & Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind-Body Medicine While science has contributed to our understanding and treatment of disease, it has also served to limit the development of a model in which personal relationships, emotions, meaning, and belief systems are viewed as fundamental points of connection between body, mind, spirit, society, and nature. For increasing numbers of health-care consumers and professionals alike, the biomedical model fails to offer a system for understanding the fullness of lived experiences—minimizing or negating completely the possibility for human transcendence in the face of illness and...