The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity

The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity

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by Don Ingwerson

A life that expresses mind-body-spirit balance is so important because this balance allows people to find health and happiness. While many focus on the climbing rates of disease and other health problems, the key to finding a solution to these problems may lie in examining how this spiritual balance can be obtained.Continue Reading

How Do We Find The Right Tool for the Right Job?

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A guest post written by Robert Schult from Monrovia, California

I still laugh when I think about the time I offered to help my son solder an electrical connection. I grabbed my solder pencil and solder and went to work. After trying for some time, I just couldn’t get the connection made. So I grabbed my bigger solder gun – figuring bigger was better – and gave it another go.Continue Reading

Taking Out the Mental Rubbish is not Poppycock!

Taking Out the Mental Rubbish is not Poppycock!

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A guest post written by Cricket Twichell from Ojai, California

A recent crossword puzzle in the Los Angeles Times featured several words for “rubbish” such as horsefeathers, poppycock, hogwash, twaddle, and balderdash. As I chewed on the eraser while figuring out the answers, I thought about these somewhat old-fashioned words – colorfully denoting ideas or concepts that have no validity and deserve to be trashed.Continue Reading

Health Is Living Beyond Fear

Health is Living Beyond Fear

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by Don Ingwerson

Everyone seems to be affected by fear in some way or another, but looking at fear and its causes isn’t intended to create more fear, but to show that it need not be harmful. Fear is self imposed but so intimately entwined in the individual that it seems as if it were as much a part of the individual as a body part. But let me assure you that you do have a choice with respect to fear.Continue Reading

Positive and Negative Thoughts are Self-fulfilling Prophecies

Positive and Negative Thoughts are Self-fulfilling Prophecies

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

One day I happened to look online on the subject of self-fulfilling prophecies and I came across a number of articles and studies by physicians, psychologists, and criminologists that indicated that an expectation of problems, including alcoholism, obesity, dumb-jock-personality, and crime, supported incidences of these problems. Continue Reading

Original Metaphysics Integral to Current Mind-Body Work

Original Metaphysics Integral to Current Mind-Body Work

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by Don Ingwerson

Spirituality and a connection to the Divine are being explored by more and more of the public in the pursuit of health. What I find interesting is that Mary Baker Eddy’s work that shares these healing ideas with the public is being recognized as one of the most important components of current findings in mind-body-spirit work.Continue Reading

What Really Links to Living Long and Healthy?

What Really Links to Living Long and Healthy?

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by Don Ingwerson

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

What Does it Mean When You Can Make Yourself Sick?

What Does it Mean When You Can Make Yourself Sick?

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A guest post written by Kathy Schofield from Los Angeles, California

“I can make myself sick!” You probably haven’t heard that statement too many times. In Sunday School, my ninth-grade students and I were discussing health and sickness – cause and effect – and how the teachings of Christian Science, as lived by Christ Jesus and proved in his healing works, were effective in healing sickness. Continue Reading