Mind-Body-Spirit resources

This page has references, website links, and videos to gain a better, evidence based teaching-learning practice. Share in your classrooms, or just enjoy on your own.

A QUICK progressive relaxation before an exam.

Guided Imagery for use before an exam.
Tapping video in preparation of studying of test taking

Link to Meditation improving grades:

A few references for Holistic Modalities benefiting Nursing Students:


Diaconis, L. (2011) The labyrinth: a transformative path for RN to BSN education. International Journal for Human Caring, 14 (3): 43-8.

Kang, Y., Choi, S., Ryu, E. (2009) The effectiveness of stress coping program based on mindfulness mediation on stress, anxiety, and depression experienced by nursing students in Korea. Nurse Education Today, 29 (5): 538-43.

Krejci, J. (2010) Imagery: Stimulating critical thinking by exploring mental models. Journal of Nursing Education, 36 (10): 482-4.

Love, K. (2008) Interconnectedness: A concept Analysis. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 26(4), 255-265.

Love, K. (2011) Advice on Holistic Nursing Education. Connections in Holistic Nursing Research. 3(1), Enewsletter.


Love, K. (2014) A mid-range theory of Empowered Holistic Nursing Education: A pedagogy for a student-centered classroom. Creative Nursing.


Malinski, V., Todaro-Franceschi, V. (2011) Exploring co-meditation as a means of reducing anxiety and facilitating relaxation in a nursing school setting. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 29 (4): 242-8.

Manjushambika, R., Sanchitha S., George, L. (2012) A Study on Effectiveness of Meditation on Subjective Wellbeing, Anxiety and Study Habits of Undergraduate Nursing Students. International Journal of Nursing Education, 4 (2): 137-40.

Thorton, L. (2013) A prescription for well-being: Treating you right through self-care and self-compassion. Imprint, 60 (2): 32-7.