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Author Archives: Don Ingwerson

Previously in the education sector as Superintendent of Schools, Don Ingwerson now serves as the media and legislative liaison for Christian Science in Southern California and corrects misconceptions about Christian Science. Don is a frequent blogger about health and spirituality.

The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity

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With spiritual balance and purpose that brings a strong sense of love and self-worth, the negative stresses that lead to unhealthy conditions are reduced. Read More »

To Present a Full View of Health Care Treatments, Prayer Should Be Included

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Prayer shouldn't have been dropped from the Complementary and Alternative Medicine survey. Read More »

A Life of Purpose Increases Longevity

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Health and longevity correlate with keeping busy and living a life of purpose. Read More »

Church Relationships Can Lead to Healing

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Recently, I read that there is scientific evidence that going to church weekly has health benefits – it can boost the immune system, decreases blood pressure, and may add as much as two or three years to your life. When I heard this, I was interested to find out what types of activities generated these results, because after attending church ... Read More »

Research Continues on Meditation’s Health Benefits

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No one wants to be in pain, and few like to talk about it. But I do want to write about what many are now finding to be one of the most effective pain medicines: meditation. Although there are many meditation studies and reports that indicate it’s helpful in alleviating pain, there isn’t yet sufficient evidence of its efficacy to ... Read More »

Defeat Stress Through Healthy Thoughts

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Calm thoughts, beliefs, and feelings that are expectant of good outcomes can lead to effective stress responses. Read More »

Health Care and Spirituality Can Be Hard to Discuss Together

Do You Find it Hard to Discuss Spirituality

But doctors and medical schools are taking patients' attitudes toward spirituality more and more seriously. Read More »

Spiritual Mindfulness: A New View on Living Life in the Moment

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

Mindfulness of any kind brings health benefits, but taking mindfulness to the next level by incorporating a spiritual component allows for a richer life experience. Read More »

Evaluating the Benefits of Compassion

Evaluating the Benefits of Compassion

Acts of compassion make other people happy, which in turn allows those who received compassion to express compassion in their own lives. Read More »

Pursuing God Through Science

Pursuing God Through Science

What is unusual today about the use of prayer in healing is the rigorous research by scientists exploring the connection between prayer, spirituality, and physical healing. Read More »