Recently I was looking through old files and came across this list of principles for practicing a certain kind of shiatsu massage called Ohashiatsu. I trained in this body work practice when I was working as a chaplain as a way to help me understand how to be present with people’s bodies as I encountered Read More
Archive | 2014
Faith Communities, Social Relationships and Health
A few years ago a study came out that showed that social relationships–the human connections that we share with other people–have a powerful influence on our health. The study, Social Relationships and Mortality Risk by Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Timothy B. Smith, and J. Bradley Layton found that having low levels of social interaction had the same Read More
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