Spirituality: Living With Connectedness is designed to assist participating nurses and students in developing confidence and competence in integrating spirituality into their practice. Users are encouraged to address and nurture their own spirituality and recognize spirituality in everyday life as a means of effectively assessing the spiritual concerns of their patients. This insightful text discusses methods of heightening spirituality such as prayer, meditation and mindfulness; bodywork, touch and movement; rest and leisure; music and ritual; and play and creativity, that can be applied both personally and professionally.
PART I: Spiritual Core.
Healing and Spirituality. Mystery and Meaning. Illuminating the Spiritual Journey - Lisa Wayman's Story. Healing Presence, Spiritual Presence.
PART II: Connecting with the Physical Self.
Connecting with the Inner Self and Sacred Source. Illuminating the Spiritual Journey - Jean Watson''s Story. Connecting Through Rest and Re-creation. Connecting with Nature. Connecting through Ritual.
PART III: Connecting with Others.
Illuminating the Spiritual Journey - Sandra Melville''s Story. The Power of Story. Attending to Spirit. Considerations for the Journey.