What is Nachat Ruach ?

Quite often people say, “I have everything but I am not really happy.”
Nachat ruach challenges the modern Western culture’s frantic “pursuit of happiness”. It has something to do with serenity, peace of mind or being relaxed or “chilled” but it means somthing else.

Nachat ruach is not actively sought per se. At the same time, nachat ruach is an inner desirable state that people want to achieve, develop and maintain. The experience of nachat ruach is incompatible with anxiety and is a result of coming to terms with one’s life, by “letting go” of unrealistic expectations to be in control all the time, while appreciating and accepting more “who you are” and “what you have”, rather than focusing on “what you lack”. Experiencing Nachat Ruach implies having increased self-acceptance, self-respect and self-confidence and this is one of the goals of the Torah based method of Clinical meditation and Hypnotherapy for Psycho-Spiritual growth and healing that has been developed by Dr. Naftali Fish and utilized effectively for the past 30 years.

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Treatment Model

Nachat Ruach (NR) as an Eclectic Treatment Model
Viewed graphically the NR model integrates the following dimentions.

Psychodynamic, Behavioral Cognןtive and Humanistic Therapies
Twelve Step Theory of Recovery
Healing the Inner Wounded Child
Clinical Meditation and Hypnotherapy
Torah Based Therapy and Healing

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The Internet Challenge and Book

As the world becomes more and more outward and external, in the Era of Internet, it is crucial for everyone to learn how to experience one’s inner self, or inner space, as a way to maintain a healthy balance and perspective. To meet this goal, meditation is accepted as an effective method to go inside and get “more in touch” with oneself in a natural, pleasant way.

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Mindfulness: In recent years, the concept of mindfulness has gained greater recognition as an inner state of cognition that can lead to psycho-spiritual growth. A leading advocate of this attitude is Jon Kabat-Zinn, a well-known teacher of mindfulness meditation and the founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. […]

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