Top Apps Heal Mind and Body

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The popularity of mobile apps has continued to rise, as their usage has become increasingly prevalent across mobile devices. There are  even apps for monitoring your health, a priority interest for people in Southern California. Keith Wommack, a colleague of mine, has researched some of these beneficial apps. Check out this post that was first published in the Houston Chronicle on April 7, 2014. Do you want to control your own health care? Continue Reading

A Spiritual Discovery While Searching for Health

A Spiritual Discovery While Searching for Health

A guest post written by Anne Stearns Condon from Thousand Oaks, California The search to obtain and maintain good mental and physical health appears to be at an all-time high. Media in all its forms offers frequent reports on the pursuit of a solid health plan, although western medicine has held sway over non-traditional methods for decades. Continue Reading

Defeat Stress Through Healthy Thoughts

Defeat Stress Through Healthy Thoughts

by Don Ingwerson Stress. We would all be hard pressed (pun intended) to find someone who hasn’t had to deal with a stressful situation. And we’ve all heard from researchers and clinicians that the fight-or-flight response commonly attributed to stress affects health. How? It turns off the body’s natural self-repair mechanisms, which help maintain heart health, fight cancer and infection, and hold off symptoms of aging. Continue Reading

Chairman Gives Update on Chaplaincy Conference

Chairman Gives Update on Chaplaincy Conference

by Don Ingwerson Two weeks ago I shared with you tweets that were being sent during a week-long conference in New York City on chaplaincy and spiritual care research. These tweets showed in real time the excitement and commitment attendees had to the idea of bringing spirituality into health care. I want to share with you the thoughts that George Hanzo, conference chairman, gave about this important conference: Continue Reading

Keep on Course Through Winds of Change

Keep on Course Through Winds of Change

By Susan Spears from Costa Mesa, California I found myself looking out the window yesterday and there is a tree at the level of our third floor window that was vigorously dancing in the wind – an unusual occurrence here in Southern California. It was beautiful to watch – with flashes of silver from the undersides of the leaves and hints of red from the new growth. Continue Reading

Women in History Whose Faith Glorified God

Women in History Who's Faith Glorified God

Correcting impositions by writing and being published is one of the main thrusts of Committee work, and I wanted to share with you an article Anne Stearns Condon, assistant committee and writer from Thousand Oaks, wrote. Anne consistently publishes her articles in the Ventura County Star and I appreciate her efforts and wanted to share her latest article with you. -Don Ingwerson Continue Reading

The Role of Spirituality in Health Care

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My colleague Eric Nelson is the media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Northern California and has had articles published and featured in numerous newspapers. I thought my Southern California readers would appreciate reading his recent column on consciousness and health. Continue Reading

Chaplaincy Conference Brings New Insights to Spiritual Healing

Chaplaincy Conference Brings New Insights to Spiritual Healing

by Don Ingwerson Spirituality in health care has become the hot topic, which is wonderful because my colleagues and I have been working to correct the imposition - through blogging - in public thought that health is the domain of matter. This week an exciting conference is being held in New York and sponsored by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network on the topic, "Caring for the Human Spirit." This conference started Monday and is ending today, and Continue Reading

Is It Possible to Banish Anger?

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Whether living in sunny Florida or sunny Southern California, we all are sometimes faced with the opportunity to negate negative thoughts. My colleague Bob Clark, media spokesperson and legislative advocate for Christian Science in Florida, recently wrote a column for The Tampa Bay Times on the importance of banishing anger in all its forms as an effective way for healthier living. I have mixed feelings about the popular movie Anger Management Continue Reading