No one wants to be in pain, and few like to talk about it. But I do want to write about what many are now finding to be one of the most effective pain medicines: meditation. Continue Reading
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
“Get down off your cross.”
Harsh words, perhaps, especially when you consider that the one who said them is a longtime hospital chaplain, and the woman she was speaking to had just learned that a year after going through chemotherapy, she was still cancer-free.Continue Reading
The pursuit of health and longevity is ongoing, with many searching for links between health and elements of lifestyle including greater income, higher education, and better health care access. But is there a direct link between these aspects of lifestyle and health? Continue Reading
Recently, I read that there is scientific evidence that going to church weekly has health benefits – it can boost the immune system, decreases blood pressure, and may add as much as two or three years to your life. Continue Reading
Despite the billions spent on medical research, some health conditions and diseases still appear insurmountable.
Take Alzheimer’s disease. When I first heard about this terrible, seemingly untreatable condition, I saw how David must have felt when he first saw the towering figure of Goliath.Continue Reading
Is spiritual growth the key to maintaining good health? My colleague Kay Stroud writes about consciousness, health, and spirituality and practices Christian Science healing. In a recent article Kay challenges us to think more deeply about aging.Continue Reading
Ask anyone what they think is the most important thing in life, and they’ll usually give the same answer – health. So I was not surprised when I met Roy at a community meeting where we discussed spirituality and healthy life styles. What he said showed that the development of qualities of the inner self were not only more important than his daily work, but also that these inner qualities were quite significant in determining the quality of everyday life experiences.Continue Reading
by Don Ingwerson
Health – it’s on everyone’s mind in one way or another. It directly affects quality of life and the ability to find happiness and purpose. But have you ever wondered why I – as a Christian Scientist – am spending so much time on the topic?
Want to make a big impact on your health? My colleague Keith Wommack of Texas reminds us how simple it is in his recent post.
Do’s and don’ts to regain the joy of life.Continue Reading