A Healthy Holiday Season

A Healthy Holiday Season

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by Don Ingwerson

Thanksgiving is almost here and Christmas has already made it onto the stores’ shelves. For some this means extra stress and pressure to create that perfect holiday experience. How do we avoid past holiday mistakes and create a healthy and happy holiday?Continue Reading

Inspiring Work on Capitol Hill

Inspiring Work on Capitol Hill

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by Don Ingwerson

There’s been a lot of acrimonious political posturing up through these mid-term elections, with a scarcity of good will. Many people feel fatigued from the political process, instead of inspired. Here is one article from the Federal Committee on Publication office that will renew that inspiration.Continue Reading

What Do You Say When Someone Says We Are Living Too Long?

What Do You Say When Someone Says We Are Living Too Long?

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by Don Ingwerson

Aging and longevity have become one of the big subjects within health conversations. As with other health topics, age and living longer have many different consequences on health – like quality of life (possible loss of movement, mental acuity, etc.), societal impact, and economic impact.Continue Reading

For a Healthier Holiday, Tap Into Your Spirituality

For a Healthier Holiday, Tap into Your Spirituality

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by Don Ingwerson

As the holidays approach, individuals respond to the season in both positive and negative ways. Many worry about overindulging in food and drink, others are painfully reminded of past events, and still others experience increased loneliness.Continue Reading

Invest in Spiritual Health says Puchalski

Invest in Spiritual Health says Puchalski

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by Don Ingwerson

Listen to Dr. Christina Puchalski, founder and director of the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health at George Washington University, as she discusses the need for inclusion of spirituality in health care. She says spiritual health is crucial to wellness, and we need to invest in patient/care-giver relationships to address patient spirituality.Continue Reading

Relying on God in the Foxhole of a Health Crisis

Relying on God in the Foxhole of a Health Crisis

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you ever heard the statement, “There are no atheists in a foxhole”? I recently came across this statement, and it really brought to mind the idea that although most of us aren’t actually hunkered down in a war zone foxhole, figuratively many of us feel that we are as we fight for health.Continue Reading