For many, sporting or recreation events are some of the highlights of their life. Coaches, physical therapists, trainers, and PE teachers enrich the lives of student-athletes and those that have continued athletics into their adult years. Lifelong fans of athletic franchises or school athletic teams show up to every home game: rain or shine. And . . .
Many potential students are innately drawn to psychology. Obtaining a degree can already be a journey of self-discovery. And to many, it just makes sense to couple this journey with a literal study of self-discovery: a study of the human mind. Thinkers and artists have speculated about psychological questions for all of time. And many . . .
The curing and management of diseases have been one of the central aspirations of humans since the dawn of time. Today is no different. Only, for those with a calling to help care and cure for others, there are more ways than ever to get involved. Medicine is one of the most important applied sciences, . . .
Do you enjoy helping others to relax and heal? Are you good with your hands? Do you value professional flexibility and independence? If so, you may be cut out for a career as a massage therapist. Massage therapists improve patient's physical and emotional state by providing relief from stress, pain, tension, injury, and a number . . .
One thing they do share is the prefix of psych. In Ancient Greek, psyche (ψυχη) meant the soul or spirit. Another source, Free Dictionary, states the origin from Greek psūkho-, soul, life, which came from psūkhē. In English, the prefix psycho- or psych-refers to mind, mental. Definitions Psychotherapy: The treatment of mental illness or related issues . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Music as therapy goes back thousands of years when ancient philosophers thought that music could serve a therapeutic purpose. Plato considered music to be “the medicine of the soul.” Music had the "power to penetrate into the very depths of the soul.” Aristotle believed that music had cathartic effects and could provide relief . . .