Sunday, May 5, 2013

Remedy #91 Spiritual Practices to Treat Depression and Anxiety

Maintaining spiritual practices doesn't mean you have to believe in a god. I am an atheist myself, but consider myself very spiritual. And if you're like me and believe that we're made up of body and spirit, then would should not ignore that important part of ourselves. Our spiritual sides should definitely not be ignored if we're suffering from social anxiety and depression. If you are religious, then great. That means you're no stranger to praying. However, if you're like me, prayer has a more unconventional meaning. For instance, watching the sun come up is like a prayer to me, since my soul feels like it's being nourished. Here's another example: taking a hike to the top of a mountain to get an amazing 360-view of the entire town you live in.

How do you nourish your soul?

Check out this great related book here-- I know you've heard of it;) In addition, below is a video in which Gardening expert Marjorie Harris discusses how gardening can enrich the soul.