Why does spirituality matter in health and wellness? 2) What do the categories of empirical evidence about spirituality-health connections include?
What are your perspectives on these categories and spiritual evidence? Do you have a related experience with these categories that you would like to share, experiences that confirm or refute?
3) How does spirituality impact choices in health behaviors and coping?
4) Why is spirituality in health important?
Summary: The purpose of the reflective exercises is to allow for analysis, synthesis and evaluation of nursing theory using guided questions. Reflection has been referred to as a process that happens internally, privately or in isolation (Hill & Watson, 2011). Also, reflection has been referred to as the examination of an issue of concern, as a consequence of experience, creating clarity and meaning in terms of self, and which results in a change of perspective ( Boyd & Fales, 1983). Boyd, E. M., & Fales, A. W. (1983). Reflective learning: Key to learning from experience, Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 23(2), 99-117. Hill, M. & Watson, J. (2011). Creating a Caring Science Curriculum. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.