Your View on Aging Affects Not Only You!

Your View on Aging Affects Not Only You!

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by Don Ingwerson

Longevity and aging are increasingly being discussed in society – people are living longer and they want to maintain or promote quality of life during these golden years. What’s interesting about this new article is that people are finding that how society views aging is just as important as how the people who are older view themselves.Continue Reading

Does Revenge Make Us Feel Better?

Does Revenge Make Us Feel Better?

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A guest post written by Melissa Clendenen from Newport Beach, California

I’ve really been aware lately of the discussion in the news on taking revenge against acts of international brutality. Like great nations, individuals may also face situations where revenge seems appropriate by avenging, retaliating, or inflicting injury (as Webster defines revenge).Continue Reading

Looking for Harmony? Exude the Perfume of Gratitude

Looking for Harmony? Exude the Perfume of Gratitude

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you ever noticed how so much of the fabric of society is underpinned by the Golden Rule? The ability to respectfully be aware of others and act on this awareness creates the possibility of peace instead of a wholly selfish society where everyone is only looking out for themselves.Continue Reading

Have We Blurred the Distinction Between Healthcare and Insurance?

Have We Blurred the Distinction Between Healthcare and Insurance?

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A guest post written by Curtis Wahlberg from Lake Forest, California

Even with less news these days about the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the subject of healthcare is not going away. People know health is important, so they’re talking about it and about the care they’re getting.Continue Reading

Finding Your Indomitable Spirit to Defeat Addiction

Finding Your Indomitable Spirit to Defeat Addiction

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by Don Ingwerson

Recently, I was lifted to new levels of inspiration by the story of Louis Zamperini in Unbroken, a film about a WWII veteran who survived being tortured in a Japanese POW camp, and also by the unbelievable response from the people in Paris, France to the horror, outrage, and despair surrounding the brutal attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, when thousands of people gathered in defiance of and solidarity against this horrible act. Continue Reading

Hardwired into God, Our True DNA

Hardwired into God, Our True DNA

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A guest post written by Robert Schult from Monrovia, California

Does God have a DNA code?

In the 1960’s scientists put forth what is the current understanding of Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), in which DNA exists within every living organism that can function on its own. This DNA code has led scientists to believe they can predict what diseases we are susceptible to and how long we will live because this code passes these inherited instructions from our parents on to us.Continue Reading

Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

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by Don Ingwerson

Meditation, with its benefits and its shortcomings, has really been in the news in recent years. I’ve even written a number of blog posts on meditation as it relates to prayer. But now there is a different focus on meditation: combining meditation with the marketplace.Continue Reading

Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

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A guest post written by Robert Nafie from Arcadia, California

Have you ever casually listened to conversations around you, but that don’t include you? Most often we’re engaged in our own activities and our own thoughts, so it isn’t something that happens intentionally. Well, it happened to me recently while sitting at the airport waiting for a flight.Continue Reading