Our individual understanding of spirituality frequently comes from our own experience of deep connection, meaning and purpose. For many, spirituality is at the core of their being. It is a central component of how they experience life and see the world. For this reason, considering spirituality in the context of health is critical. Religion, prayer and spiritual connections in traditional healing systems have all been shown to enhance health and well-being. Exploring your current spiritual beliefs may help you determine whether one or more of the many diverse practices might further enhance your health and well-being.