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

The Best Wellness For Your Knees

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My colleague Debra Chew writes about the connection between spirituality and prayer and health. In this capacity, Debra is the Tennessee media and legislative contact on behalf of the Christian Science Church. In her recent blog she shares an example of how one individual demonstrated uninterrupted mobility in their senior years through prayer. 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

Celebrate Life, Not the Illusion of Death

Celebrate Life, Not the Illusion of Death

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A guest post written by Diana Usrey from Escondido, California

My husband made an interesting observation about Halloween the other day. He said it is a holiday celebrating mortality. Now I love sweet little kids dressing up and bobbing for apples and attending parties, and I like trick-or-treat candy.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