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

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In my own experience, health is best established by starting from a spiritual perspective. Read More »

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 »

Can Viewing Yourself Differently Actually Stop Chronic Pain?

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As medical science stalls in finding answers to safe and effective pain relief, interest in spirituality has grown. 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 »

Why We All Should be Dancing to Pharrell’s Monster Hit ‘Happy’!

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'Happy' is lifting people up around the globe. How gratifying it must be to know that his song is making people feel better (and without a prescription). 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 »

From Field Holler to Mass Movement to Concert Halls

Sam Cooke of the Soul Stirrers.

The black people of Hollywood, South Carolina, like black people all over America, loved this music for the power it instilled in them; for the hope it engendered and for the spiritual feeling it awakened in them. Read More »