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  1. 1. MENTAL FITNESS ANDPHYSICAL WELLNESS Deborah Carter HW420 Unit 5 October 23rd, 2012
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Four quadrants to the Integral Map for Health Personal Growth Psychospiritual BiologicalOlympian Athletic Inner Outer Interpersonal Worldly Shares with Others
  3. 3. PHYSICAL BENEFITS OF MENTAL FITNESS BIOLOGICAL QUADRANT Immunity Migraines Cancers Depression HIV Heart Disease Digestive Health Healthy organs Blood Pressure Body Temperature Homeostasis
  4. 4. Psychospiritual QuadrantWitnessing Consciousness (The Psychological Life)  Behavior & Reactions  Positive replaces Negative  Break Patterns  Intentional behavior Calm-Abiding Consciousness (The Spiritual Life)  Exploring our mind  Natural talents  Body, Mind and Spirit Unity Consciousness (Conscious Unity)  Connect to inner child  Primal consciousness has matured  Understanding and consciousness  Wisdom for Unity
  5. 5. LOVING-KINDNESSSix colors of love orlove-styles  Romance  Finding Love  Friendship  Love itself  Arranged Love Results of Love  Self-Sacrificing  Production of health  Emotional Support  Recovery  Healing Properties  Energy  Contagious
  6. 6. FORGIVENESS Increases  Hope  Spiritual Connection Forgiveness  Self-Efficacy can be taught  Rest and Relaxation  Productivity  Enjoyment  Peace of MindDecreases  Pain,  Anger  Stress  Physical pain (stomach aches, headaches, dizziness, muscle tension)  Depression
  7. 7. GRATEFULNESSCenter ofSpiritual Sense The Ultimate Gift Energizing Attitude and Perception Thankfulness
  8. 8. ACITIVITY FOR LOVING-KINDNESS First ActivityAnswer the following questions:  Person’s name Second Activity  What is the resentment? Meditation for Loving-Kindness  What did you feel?  Sit in a comfortable position  Why do you want to let go?  Think of person and resentment  How can you let go?  Imagine letting go  Embrace new feelings
  9. 9. ACTIVITY FOR THE SUBTLE MINDThe object is to let the mind control the muscle tension and use energy producing diaphragmatic breathing with mental imagery. Lie on floor Stare at ceiling Breath deep Tell the body parts to relax starting with neck and ending with toes Concentrate on the ceiling while breathing deep. Afterwards, slowly move the arms and legs before standing up.
  10. 10. SUMMARY (Dacher, 2006, p. 160)
  11. 11. REFERENCESBegley, S. (2007, January 19). How thinking can change the brain. Retrieved October 11,2012, from Wall Street Journal:, E. S. (2006). Integral Health. pp.59-70. Laguna Beach, California: Basic HealthPublications, Inc. Retrieved October 10, 2012Levin, J. (2005). A Prolegomenon to an Epidemiology of Love: Theory, Measurement, andHealth Outcomes. In M. Schlitz, T. Amorok, & M. S. Marc, Consciousness & Healing (pp.323-334). Churchill Livingston. Retrieved October 19, 2012Luskin, F. (2005). The Art and Science of Forgiveness. In M. Schlitz, T. Amorok, & M. S.Micozzi, Consciousness & healing (pp. 235-240). Churchill Livingston. Retrieved October20, 2012Ornish, D. (2005). Opening Your Heart: Anatomically, Emotionally, and Spiritually. In M.Schlitz, T. Amorok, & M. S. Micozzi, Consciousness & healing (pp. 304-311). St. Louis,Missouri: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. Retrieved October 11, 2012
  12. 12. REFERENCES continueSchlitz, M., & Amorok, T. (2005). Healing: A move Toward Wholeness. In M. Schlitz, T.Amorok, & M. S. Micozzi, Consciousness & healing (pp. 227-232). Churchill Livingston.Retrieved October 2012Seaward, B. L. (2009). Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being. 6th Edition, p 345-347. Boulder, CO: Jones and Bartlett. Retrieved August 22, 2012Simonston-Atchle, S., & Sherman, A. C. (2005). Psychological Aspects of Mind-BodyMedicine: Promises and Pitfalls from Research with Cancer Patients. In M. Schlitz, T.Amorok, & M. S. Micozzi, Consciousness & healing (pp. 79-92). Churchill Livingston.Retrieved October 2012Steindl-Rast, B. (2005). Gratefulness. In M. Schlitz, T. Amorok, & M. S. Micozzi,Consciousness & healing (pp. 341-347). Churchill Livingston. Retrieved October 19, 2012