Is There a Simple Solution or “Silver Bullet” to Gain Health?

Is There a Simple Solution or "Silver Bullet" to Gain Health?

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by Don Ingwerson

Americans with all their good intentions have a tendency to want instant everything. It seems we are always looking for that proverbial “silver bullet” solution. That’s true for many things, including our health.Continue Reading

Dwelling in Love Fuels Spiritual Progress

Dwelling in Love Fuels Spiritual Progress

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A guest post written by Lani Meanley Collins from Santa Barbara, California

Life is full of blessings, but what I’ve noticed is that the human mind likes to dwell on the negative rather than on the blessings. If we’re not careful, we may find we are accepting this “trick” of negative thinking and see life as half full – or completely empty – and lose sight of these blessings.Continue Reading

Focusing on Each Moment for a Healthy Life

Focusing on Each Moment for a Healthy Life

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by Don Ingwerson

Pay attention or listen up! We all know the meaning: focus on the present. Parents will get down to a child’s eye level and say, “Now focus on what I’m telling you.” The musician’s full attention is on the notes he’s playing, and the basketball coach is instantly aware of all player positions for maximum offense and defense.Continue Reading

Patients Require Compassion, Not Just Competence, From Doctors

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My colleague Eric Nelson is the media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Northern California and has had articles published and featured in numerous newspapers. I thought my Southern California readers would appreciate reading his column that originally appeared on Communities Digital.Continue Reading

Do Vitamins Really Make Us Healthy?

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Valerie Minard is a health and spirituality blogger whose article “Do vitamins really make us healthy?” was recently published in mycentaljersey.com. I thought my Southern California readers would appreciate reading about the connection Valerie makes between health, spirituality, and consciousness.Continue Reading

Where Do We Go From Here When More Care is Not Better Care?

Where Do We Go From Here When More Care is Not Better Care?

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Health care seems to be getting more complicated, expensive, and unnecessary over time. In my youth it seemed that overdiagnosis and overtreatment weren’t much of a part of growing up for many people. Sounds like the “good old days” in some ways, I know. I think that sports, daily chores, school work, and many other activities all added up to a healthy lifestyle.Continue Reading