7 Reasons To Forgive

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My good friend and colleague, Tony Lobl, media and government liasion for Christian Science in the UK, wrote an article on why forgiving can be good for your health. It was published on June 6th in the BuzzFeed Community and I wanted to share it with my Southern California readers.Continue Reading

How Do We Find The Right Tool for the Right Job?

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A guest post written by Robert Schult from Monrovia, California

I still laugh when I think about the time I offered to help my son solder an electrical connection. I grabbed my solder pencil and solder and went to work. After trying for some time, I just couldn’t get the connection made. So I grabbed my bigger solder gun – figuring bigger was better – and gave it another go.Continue Reading

Doctor, Will You Pray With Me?

Doctor, Will You Pray With Me?

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by Don Ingwerson

This question is not new, but it’s taking on a new look. It’s no secret that the public is using prayer for health purposes and that prayer has been reported as the most used integrative medicine. However, this is not so much about whether prayer should be used, but how. What can the patient expect from his physician if he or she – the patient – desires the integrative medicine of prayer?Continue Reading

Taking Out the Mental Rubbish is not Poppycock!

Taking Out the Mental Rubbish is not Poppycock!

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A guest post written by Cricket Twichell from Ojai, California

A recent crossword puzzle in the Los Angeles Times featured several words for “rubbish” such as horsefeathers, poppycock, hogwash, twaddle, and balderdash. As I chewed on the eraser while figuring out the answers, I thought about these somewhat old-fashioned words – colorfully denoting ideas or concepts that have no validity and deserve to be trashed.Continue Reading

Health Is Living Beyond Fear

Health is Living Beyond Fear

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by Don Ingwerson

Everyone seems to be affected by fear in some way or another, but looking at fear and its causes isn’t intended to create more fear, but to show that it need not be harmful. Fear is self imposed but so intimately entwined in the individual that it seems as if it were as much a part of the individual as a body part. But let me assure you that you do have a choice with respect to fear.Continue Reading

Positive and Negative Thoughts are Self-fulfilling Prophecies

Positive and Negative Thoughts are Self-fulfilling Prophecies

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A guest post written by Curtis Wahlberg from Lake Forest, California

One day I happened to look online on the subject of self-fulfilling prophecies and I came across a number of articles and studies by physicians, psychologists, and criminologists that indicated that an expectation of problems, including alcoholism, obesity, dumb-jock-personality, and crime, supported incidences of these problems. Continue Reading