Gratitude Lifts Mind and Body Over Himalayan Pass

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A gratitude-based approach to healthcare has its rewards and my colleague Eric Nelson experienced the benefits it brings when he was trekking through the Himalayan Mountains. Even though the mountains in Southern California aren’t nearly as rigorous, Eric’s message is just as pertinent. I’m sharing an excerpt, and there’s a link below to the full […]

What if We Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas?

What if We Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas?

A guest post written by Donna Clifton from Whittier, California. “Christmas is all about getting exactly what you want!” Believe it or not, those were the actual words in a radio advertisement I heard, and they dismayed me. Although the normal mantra is that Christmas is about giving, not getting, this sentiment is belied by […]

Thanksgiving – A Lifestyle Choice?

Thanksgiving – A Lifestyle Choice?

Autumn may be a more subtle season in Southern California than in other parts of the world, but the spirit of Thanksgiving is universal – and beneficial. My friend and colleague Glenn Laycock from Manitoba, Canada gives a thoughtful review of the article “In Praise of Gratitude” published by the Harvard Medical School. Thanksgiving … […]

Good News for Family Caregivers!

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A guest post written by Thomas Mitchinson, legislative liaison and media spokesman for Christian Science in Illinois While much has been published the last few years about the frustration, pressure and ill effects of caring for family members, a recent study from Johns Hopkins University contradicts this. According to healthcanal.com, “In a report published in […]