A Spiritual Outlook on Life is Healthy!

A Spiritual Outlook on Life is Healthy!

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A guest post written by Graham Bothwell from Pasadena, California

Most of us accept the limitations of a physical life and its associated physical remedies. One aspect of this is the expectations of reduced capabilities with age; and yet we often don’t realize there is a spiritual approach to handling this.Continue Reading

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

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by Don Ingwerson

How can we determine what is good or detrimental to our health?

It seems hard to find answers when there’s such a constant stream of changing information to sift through. Now there’s even the concept out there that it’s not how you eat, exercise, and work that matters, it’s what you think about how you are doing them that actually makes the difference!Continue Reading

A Mind Already Full

A Mind Already Full

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A guest post written by Evelyn Brookins from Laguna Niguel, California

I recently saw a video blog about how psychiatrists have concluded that the fear of disease is itself a disease. What I found thought provoking was the source of our fear of disease, which led me to recall being carefully taught in school about germs and infections.Continue Reading

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

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I was racing to be on time for an interview about the merging interests of physicians and chaplains, when I was sidetracked by several signs reading: “Mindful Conference this way.” These signs caught my attention because I wondered if the spiritual mindfulness that I practiced was part of the conference’s discussion.Continue Reading

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

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by Don Ingwerson

I’ve written a number of times on the importance of church and opening yourself up to a relationship with God. The benefits are incalculable! I thought this particular article on having a connection with God was interesting because of the different perspective the researcher took when asking his research questions. Mary Baker Eddy, health researcher and the founder of Christian Science, wrote a poem called Feed My Sheep that really goes to the heart of having a relationship with God: “I will listen for Thy voice, lest my footsteps stray; I will follow and rejoice all the rugged way.”Continue Reading

What Do You Need to Deprescribe to be Healthy?

What Do You Need to Deprescribe to be Healthy?

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you heard of deprescribing? It means re-evaluating the medications you are taking and discontinuing those that are inappropriate or ineffective.

Health professionals have become increasingly aware of the over-reliance on drugs for health improvements, and deprescribing is a step in reducing this over-reliance.Continue Reading