Is Prayer No More Than A Placebo?

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Healthy thinking has an impact on our lives wherever we live, even here in Southern California. My colleague from Massachusetts, Ingrid Peschke, writes regularly on issues and trends in health care, and here is her recently syndicated blog, posted on Metrowest Daily News.
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Reach for Higher Life Motives

Reach for Higher Life Motives

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A guest post written by Jodie Fisher from Rancho Santa Fe, California

I was hesitant to attend my college reunion recently, but decided I should go with the purpose of blessing others. It’s always fun to connect with college friends and meet new people, and after being there for a short time, I realized that I was embraced in a feeling of love that was much more than a mere social occasion would normally give.Continue Reading

Time to Rethink Health Care?

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by Don Ingwerson

Where to start when thinking about health? Everyday there seems to be a new twist on ways to gain the promise of better health or ways to overcome health problems – and many of these ideas seem logical, requiring only modest changes in lifestyle. But it’s easy to get hooked on a new fad, which is soon forgotten when a new idea comes knocking.Continue Reading

How Do You Define Health?

How Do You Define Health?

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by Don Ingwerson

For the past couple of years the focus of this blog has been on health. For me health is the domain of spirit. Nineteenth-century health researcher Mary Baker Eddy wrote, “…being is sustained by Spirit, not by matter, and… [you] find health, peace, and harmony in God, divine Love.” But I found this blog, “A Critical Question for Doctors: What is Health?” interesting because the author really delves deeply into the different definitions of health.Continue Reading

Is Speaking Evil Tied to Health?

Is Speaking Evil Tied to Health?

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A guest post written by Kathleen Osborne from Riverside, California

The other day a headline in the Wall Street Journal caught my attention. In super-large type it read “Speak No Evil.” The article itself was about how to give a speech, but it got me thinking about the adage, “See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” and how this might relate to health and harmony.Continue Reading

The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity

The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity

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by Don Ingwerson

A life that expresses mind-body-spirit balance is so important because this balance allows people to find health and happiness. While many focus on the climbing rates of disease and other health problems, the key to finding a solution to these problems may lie in examining how this spiritual balance can be obtained.Continue Reading

Staying Informed Through the Committee Site

Staying Informed Through the Committee Site

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by Don Ingwerson

Check out the Committee on Publication site! This is a great resource to keep up to date on Committee work. Here you will find the 2014 Manager’s message, information on discussing health from a Christian Science perspective, Alfred Farlow’s article on Setting the Course, a link to the Federal Office site, and more. Click here to access this useful site: Committee on Publication

What Swimming Can Teach Us About Health at Any Age

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Swimming is one of the favorite past times for those who live in Southern California. My colleague from Missouri, Steve Drake, writes about the benefits he gets from swimming, and the connection between our thinking and health. Steve recently published an article in the Southeast Missourian that I thought my readers would enjoy.Continue Reading