Essays Tagged: "mind and spirit"

Crime and Punishment report - Although suffering appears to be hopeless and unpromising it does indeed ennoble character.

, days went without food, and he lay in the darkness without purpose. He rested still thinking, his mind swarming with strange dreams of which he could not even begin to describe. How could he become ... enough to do so is powerful and privileged. Such bravery would prove that he had enough strength in mind and spirit to have supremacy over men. He suffered tremendously thinking of how he could prove ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Multiple Sclerosis and exercising.

NTRODUCTIONWe hear the message everywhere: Regular, moderate physical exercise is good for body, mind, and spirit. Exercise reduces the possibility of coronary disease, lowers blood pressure, raise ... health. Exercise can release both the "fight or flight" adrenaline hormones, which rev up body and mind for action, and the endorphins, known for their mood-elevating and painkilling power. This psyc ...

(15 pages) 95 0 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Daniel Quinn's "Ishmaels"

on't have to think. And then there's Daniel Quinn's Ishmael.The novel Ishmael, "an adventure of the mind and spirit," opens with a disillusioned and depressed man in search of a teacher, and not just ... ll be these ideas, the ideas that we have been challenged with, that will change things, and change minds. And so, the challenge of the gorilla is in our laps. If we want to see change, WE must spread ...

(3 pages) 84 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Human Seasons" by John Keats.

very eloquent description of the four seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter, applied to the "mind of man" or the human demeanor. If interpreted in a more metaphorical sense, the poem takes on a ... ferent meaning. Keats opens the sonnet by establishing the fact that "There are four seasons in the mind of man". This could be taken to mean that this 'changing of seasons' affects only the abstracti ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An essay regarding an aspect of Jim's metamorphosis (the character of J.G. Ballard's novel Empire of the Sun)

"As defined by the board of studies, inner journey relates to journey of the mind and spirit." This particular aspect of journey deals with the exploration of the self in terms ...

(2 pages) 24 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of the Destruction of War Portrayed in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

ruction than mass explosions and people dying; destruction also deals with the deterioration of the mind and spirit. The war got into the characters minds and changed them forever. Never could they be ... a bayonet jabs into his back."The deaths of these individuals paved way to the deterioration of the minds of fellow soldiers. Soldiers in this novel literally go insane in the midst of war, and it see ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Yoga for Sports Performance Why this ancient discipline has become the latest cross-training tool to enhance athletic performance and reduce the risk of injury.

ental focus in the spiritual quest for "enlightenment." In essence, yoga is designed to bring body, mind, and spirit into balance (Hollingshead 30).Through the practice of yoga, elite athletes and wee ... t only elongates tight, shortened, and fatigued muscles but also brings calmness and clarity to the mind. One of the best lessons athletes can learn from practicing yoga is how to respect their bodies ...

(2 pages) 45 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ishmael Book

Sociology 336Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Daniel Quinn. 262 pp. 1992. Bantam/Turner Books: New York. $10.95 paperback. ISBN 0 ... elating to Quinn's theory of the Leavers and Takers. The primitive society or the Leavers were like-minded people; there was minimal division of labor and a high level of morality. On the contrary, th ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ct that consuming alcohol can be just as harmful as illegal drugs, not only on the body, but on the mind and spirit as well. If constantly abused, alcohol can be even worse for one than taking illegal ...

(4 pages) 40 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Resaerch paper on Scientology. IN MLA format.

ideas expressed in more than 5,000 writings (Cooper, 1). In 1923, Hubbard began his studies of the mind and spirit, resulting in a manuscript entitled "Excalibur" in 1938. It was in this work that th ... o one can deny its popularity. Through this study of Scientology and this paper, I am now more open-minded to more religions. Scientology, like all religions, have there own beliefs and now after doin ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dreams - physical and metaphysical aspect

Dreams - Mirrors of our Subconscious Mind What is a dream? Some dictionaries say, "A series of thoughts, images, and emotions that ... ons that occur during sleep" (Webster's). Other references say dreams are "a communication of body, mind, and spirit in a symbolic communicative environmental state of being" (Lukeman 61). Dreams have ... ts of scene? "When we sleep we do more than just rest our weary bones; we tap into our subconscious mind" (Ullman and Zimmerman). Many people simply look at dreams at a literal level. They view dreami ...

(15 pages) 50 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Implanon - How the NHS is Failing Women.

r two months I felt like I was coming to terms with my situation and was feeling healthier in body, mind and spirit. I was however, very paranoid about falling pregnant again, since contraception had ...

(6 pages) 50 3 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Media and its effects on children

zed to all the violence shown. Too much exposure to violent television programmes damages a child's mind and spirit.Nowadays, a child comes home and right away the television goes on. Television requi ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The ways in which the concept of journey is considered and expressed in and through the texts 'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost and 'Whose Life Is It Anyway?' by Brian Clark

taphor and irony.In 'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost, inner journey which is the journey of the mind and spirit is shown. The composer realized that in life, he has to make many choices as shown b ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Henry Ford

lead the way in the automotive industry. The Ford Motor Company and Henry Ford with his engineer's mind and spirit of inventiveness changed American history. Henry Ford was a man with an interesting ... uld race his cars and that would bring him more publicity. He and his group of assistants put their minds together and created a racing car for Ford to drive. When they were done, their masterpiece wa ...

(11 pages) 49 1 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


fe," use diet, exercise, meditation, and other techniques to achieve their goal of harmony of body, mind, and spirit.Established on the principle that "like cures like," the homeopathic medicine appro ... te the body's soft tissues, and doctors of osteopathy use manipulation plus traditional medicine.5. Mind-body techniques are based on the belief that the mind can affect the body's functions and sympt ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Art and Passion of YOGA

our metal well being, as well. However, yoga also describes the union of the physical body with the mind and spirit as a method of transcending the limitations of the ego and reaching enlightenment.Yo ... .Hatha yoga employs a combination of physical postures, breathing exercises, cleaning processes and mindful awareness of the physical and subtle bodies to prepare for contemplation and meditation. Whe ...

(7 pages) 20 1 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Mother Teresa

them with dignity; and educated them with knowledge, peace, truth, justice and love. She nursed the mind and spirit and sheltered them with a heart that understands. She believed in serving the poores ...

(2 pages) 788 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Bacon Essay Love

ays chummy.To love another, to have another love the, to have both; it forms the soul, body, heart, mind, and spirit. No other word nor picture can describe it, therefore its own lock is rare and perf ...

(1 pages) 707 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Women Of The Nazi Movement

e occupied to insist on racial purity. They included: "1) Remember you are German 2) Remain pure in mind and spirit 3) Keep your body pure 4) If hereditary fit, do not remain single 5) Marry only for ...

(10 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II