Conventional medicine minimizes cultural formulations as legitimate partners. However, there are connections between cultural practices and modern medicine. Passionate and insightful, psychologist Fayth Parks reveals how common elements in healing traditions connect a person to positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Dr. Parks shares her personal journey and, from her research, an age-old blueprint for healing and recovery. Watch the TED Talk video (the link is provided below), and discuss in this forum the culture and health relationships. Feel free to share with everybody your thoughts and give your personal examples and observations.