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    Since When Did We Sikhs Start Getting Depressed, Anxious , OCD And A Host Of Other Mental Illnesses

    I thought we were a kaum that believed and practised the spirit of 'chardi kala' (rising energy, perhaps mystically referring to the rise of coiled kundalini energy along the spine as it usually happens with advanced spiritual stages) We saw the worst of days under the mughals and the british...
  2. spnadmin

    USA Attacker Of Elderly Sikh Sent To Mental Hospital

    Attacker of elderly Sikh sent to mental hospital http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/attacker-of-elderly-sikh-sent-to-mental-hospital_897939.html Washington: A US court has ordered that a homeless man, legally incompetent to stand trial for attacking an elderly Sikh man earlier this...
  3. Tejwant Singh

    SciTech Religious Fundamentalism Could Be Treated As A Mental Illness

    Kathleen Taylor, Neuroscientist, Says Religious Fundamentalism Could Be Treated As A Mental Illness http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/31/kathleen-taylor-religious-fundamentalism-mental-illness_n_3365896.html The Huffington Post | By Meredith Bennett-Smith Posted: 05/31/2013 12:21...
  4. Tejwant Singh

    General What Is Mental Illness? Where Is The Bright Line Drawn?

    What is mental illness? Where is the bright line drawn? by jonathanturley Submitted by Charlton Stanley, guest blogger (Otteray Scribe) What is mental illness? It’s a hot topic in the news recently, because of proposed gun control legislation. I saw a photo yesterday of people holding...
  5. namjiwankaur

    Sikhism And Mental Illness

    Sat Nam _/|\_ I was watching Dr. Oz interview Joel Osteen Monday afternoon. Joel Osteen, a celebrity minister, surprised me when he said he isn't sure if people are hearing "evil forces" when they hallucinate voices. As someone who struggles with mental illness, I was shocked that anyone...
  6. namjiwankaur

    Islam Mental Illness And Music

    I found out about some Turkish doctors who are using music to cure mental illness. The info at Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/ocean-of-remembrance-sufi-improvisations-and-zhikrs-mw0000074026 Here's a video of one of the songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwWGz50JfvM Do you...
  7. Chaan Pardesi

    India Missing Sprituallity, Mental & Chardhi Kala

    Missing Sprituallity 'I believe there is a spirituality in every body', says a Granthi from the stage of Gurduara Sahib Seven Kings, London.But the mental health services of most western nations do not agree.The spiritual needs of people experiencing mental health problems can often be...
  8. spnadmin

    Kept In Chains, Mental Illness Rampant In Somalia

    In this Horn of Africa nation that has been mired in anarchy and war for two decades, nearly all families have been touched by tragedy. The World Health Organization estimates that one in three Somalis have suffered from some kind of mental illness, a rate that is among the highest in the world...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Supernatural Scientists Find Evidence For 'chronesthesia,' Or Mental Time Travel

    Scientists find evidence for 'chronesthesia,' or mental time travel December 22nd, 2010 in Medicine & Health / Neuroscience Researchers have found evidence for “chronesthesia,” which is the brain’s ability to be aware of the past and future, and to mentally travel in subjective time...
  10. spnadmin

    The Americanization Of Mental Illness

    The Americanization of Mental Illness - NYTimes.com The Americanization of Mental Illness By ETHAN WATTERS Published: January 8, 2010 This unnerving possibility springs from recent research by a loose group of anthropologists and cross-cultural psychiatrists. Swimming...
  11. Admin

    Vitamin D Is Mental Health Aid

    Vitamin D, found in fish and produced by sun exposure, can help stave off the mental decline that can affect people in old age, a study has suggested. UK and US researchers looked at 2,000 people aged 65 and over. They found that compared to those with the highest vitamin D levels, those...
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    The Mental Stages Pertaining To The Contemplation Of Naam

    Came across this article which is a good read. It refers to some of the topics in discussion recently too. By sevatothemax Team The Mental Stages Pertaining to the Contemplation of Naam - Part 1 of 2 WaeguruJeeKaaKhalsa WaheguruJeeKeeFateh!! Dear Sangat Jee, The sevadaars in the...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Attaining Inner Peace And Mental Mastery

    Attaining Inner Peace and Mental Mastery By Remez Sasson Do you desire to attain inner peace and mental mastery? What would you prefer, inner peace and mental mastery, or a mind filled with rushing, restless and uncontrolled thoughts? Who is the master and who is the servant, you or...
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    Low Cholesterol May Mean Poorer Mental Powers (Reuters)

    Reuters - We hear plenty about the dangers of high cholesterol levels, but low levels apparently confer their own risks. Naturally low cholesterol levels are associated with poorer performance on a variety of cognitive measures, according to a new study...
  15. Admin

    Sikhism And Mental Health

    I read this somewhere. I think its worth a debate. Quote: I, a Psychologist, work in the mental health field and often with migrant Sikhs who are suffering from much distress and harmful behaviours. In this distress I often hear and notice a spiritual disconnection and try and help in some way...
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