Web Materials: Transforming Suffering Lesson Four


Web Articles

Greg Miller “Why Loneliness Is Hazardous to Your Health” 14 January 2011 Vol 331 Science Magazine (full text)

Louise C. Hawkley, Ph.D. & John T. Cacioppo, Ph.D. “Loneliness Matters: A Theoretical and Empirical Review of Consequences and Mechanisms” ann. behav. med. (2010) 40:218–227 (full text)

Debra Umberson and Jennifer Karas Montez “Social Relationships and Health: A Flashpoint for Health Policy” J Health Soc Behav. 2010; 51(Suppl): S54–S66. (full text)

Hanneke Kalisvaart  et al. “Definition and Structure of Body-Relatedness from the Perspective of Patients with Severe Somatoform Disorder and Their Therapists.” Published: August 14, 2012 PLoS ONE 7(8): e42534 (full text)

Vicki Brower “Mind–Body Research Moves Towards the MainstreamEMBO Rep. 2006 Apr; 7(4): 358–361. (full text)

Dr. Mercola “How the Power of Your Mind Can Influence Your Healing and Recovery” March 5, 2015. (full text)

Capaldi, Colin A., Raelyne L. Dopko, and John M. Zelenski. “The Relationship between Nature Connectedness and Happiness: A Meta-Analysis.” Frontiers in Psychology 5 (2014): 976. PMC. Web. 22 Mar. 2016 (full text)

Goetz Ottmann, John Dickson, and Paula Wright “Social Connectedness and Health: A Literature Review” Gladnet Collection, Cornell University 7-21-2006 (full text)


Sacred Art of Living Center

Website of the Sacred Art of Living Center, sponsor of the Soul & Science project.

 John Ratey M.D. Website

The website is sponsored by best selling author, John J. Ratey, MD, an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized expert in Neuropsychiatry. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles, and 8 books published in 14 languages, including the groundbreaking ADD-ADHD “Driven to Distraction” series with Ned Hallowell, MD. With the publication of “Spark-The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain,” Dr. Ratey has established himself as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the brain-fitness connection.  His latest book, “Go Wild” explores how we can achieve optimal physical and mental health by getting in touch with our caveman roots, and how we can “re-wild” our lives.
Recognized by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America since 1997, Dr. Ratey and his work are frequently profiled in the media, where he’s been featured on major media networks.

Arnold and Amy Mindell Website   

Arny Mindell developed process work or what is called today, “process oriented psychology” (p.o.p. in Europe+Asia), in the mid 1970′s. Beginning with physics, Jungian psychology and principles inspired by Taosim.  By the 1990’s, he expanded process work to include quantum theory.  Now process work applies to individual therapy, body problems, coma and near death experiences, large group, and organizational change management.