It's common to hear users of psychedelic drugs describe trips on mushrooms or LSD as a "spiritual experience," and the comparison is nothing to scoff ...
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Religious beliefs themselves are neither good nor bad -- it's how those beliefs manifest themselves in our actions that is most critical.
Significant events in your life, including significant choices you make about how you behave, create new information pathways and patterns within your brain.
Specific practices that have traditionally been associated with spiritual contexts may also be very useful from a mainstream, secular, health point of view. Scientists are researching meditation.
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