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

How Do Spiritual Conversations Help in Healing?

Do You Find it Hard to Discuss Spirituality?

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you ever thought about sharing your views about spirituality with someone for the first time? When I think about it, there are actually many opportunities to discuss God and prayer in day-to-day encounters, but many times these opportunities are passed by. Continue Reading

Receptive to Inspiration? It’s Healthy!

Receptive to Inspiration? It's Healthy!

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A guest post written by Susan Spears

Christian Scientists work every day to see God’s inspiration in their daily lives, thus encouraging a healthy outlook and healthy life. With this in mind, the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, counsels us that “we take the inspired word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal life.”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

No Mixed Blessing – Even With a Busy Life

No Mixed Blessing - Even With a Busy Life

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A guest post written by Bethany Brix from Beverly Hills, California.

The week had been a blur. Long hours of work, makeshift meals on the run, virtually no down time. Sound familiar? Although my husband and I felt genuine gratitude for activity – and its resultant benefits – the situation qualified as a mixed blessing. Where was the time to catch a breath, visit with loved ones, or give appropriate care to needy family members?Continue Reading

Are You Looking for Vigor and Promise in Life?

Are You Looking for Vigor and Promise in Life?

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A guest post written by Robert Nafie from Arcadia, California

It seems modern society is obsessed with statistical probabilities and future predictions of all types. We hear and see them everywhere – from national and local newspapers to best-selling books, from television commentators to talk-radio hosts, from political forecasts to weather forecasts.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