Mindbody Connection

Theme Readings Overview

In this curation of readings, we explore research and teachings that help to clarify the connection between mind and body.


Be prepared to share teachings on the connection between mind and body from philosophical, experiential and physiological perspectives.


Explore the differences between body, brain and mind. Explain how the body and brain are in constant two-way communication. Discuss how the connection between mind and body is apparent in the experience of pain. Explain the significance of Dr. Candace Pert’s research. Cite research related the mindbody connection. Explain how the mind-body split became prevalent in Western culture. Provide inspirational readings to share with students.

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