If It Heals You Does It Need to Be Measured?

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In his Huffington Post piece my colleague and health writer Tony Lobl ponders an interesting point – If you cannot measure it, does it exist – and considers important “immeasurables” like spiritual healing experiences. He begins with what Dr. Brené Brown has to say. “If you cannot measure it, it doesn’t exist,” Brené Brown was told […]

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

by Don Ingwerson I live in an area of the country where a lot of families have lost their homes and businesses because of economic conditions. Kids have changed schools and friends. Moms and dads have new pressures – many outside their control. The deeper I look into my community, region, and nation, the more […]

Women’s History Month: Mary Baker Eddy’s Commitment to Health

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“Celebrating Women’s Character, Courage, and Commitment” is the theme for this year’s March Women’s History month.  My colleague Ingrid Peschke’s blog highlights an often overlooked 19th-century woman for her significant contributions to religion and health. Her strength of character, courage, and commitment are evident in the body of work she accomplished. Mary Baker Eddy was […]

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

by Don Ingwerson Medical overtreatment is leading us to “be sicker and poorer” according to Shannon Brownlee, acting director of the health policy program at the New America Foundation. Brownlee describes the medical scenario that leads her to this conclusion as: “Sometimes the test leads you down a path, a therapeutic cascade, where you start […]