Bian Que, a renowned physician of ancient China, once had a conversation with the King of Weiwen. When the king asked about his siblings’ medical skills, Bian said his eldest brother was the best, followed by his second brother, and that he himself was the worst. The king then asked why. “My elder brother detects …
The Effect of Falun Gong on Health and Wellness as Perceived by Falun Gong Practitioners.
Health and wellness is important to everyone. The promotion of mind-body, healthwellness
practices demand on-going consideration by health and counseling
professionals as more individuals are seeking alternative and Eastern spiritual meditative
practices for their health and wellness needs. Falun Gong presents itself as an ancient
Eastern meditative and spiritual cultivation practice that is gaining popularity worldwide,
although knowledge of its health-wellness benefits and potential use in the counseling
and other helping professions is still lacking.
The 65th Annual International Council of Psychologists Conference was held at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego from August 11 to 14, 2007. Psychologists from around the world shared their results probing the relationship between mental health and environment. The scope of research is to promote multi-cultural relations and peace between ethnic groups, as well as hope and health.