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Spirituality and Health: Deprescribing to be Healthy

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What better way to address the rise in prescription drug use than finding a practical alternative and looking through a higher, more spiritual lens at health? Read More »

Making Healthcare Sustainable and Healthy

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Recognizing that health is tied to the spiritual as well as the physical needs of the individual would go a long way toward decreasing healthcare costs, and more important, further promote lasting health for everyone. Read More »

Vino 2015: Walk Around Tasting Highlights, Cantine Lizzano

Vino 2015, Italian wines, Cantine Lizzano, Lizzano, Salento, Puglia

Italian pairings of food and wines are ancient, ineffable, and lasting unities. That is one reason why tourists love to go to Italy. Read More »

Syria’s Road to Peace Must End Hunger Too

Damascus, Syria: Fatema feeds her 18 month old daughter, Haneen. Fatema's family was displaced from their home in Douma in rural Damascus and now receive aid from the World Food Programme. More than 11 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes. (Credit: WFP/Abeer Etefa)

As Syria's tragic civil war enters its fifth year, we can't forget the silent enemy civilians face daily: hunger. We, the international community, must do everything possible to feed Syria's war victims. Read More »

Gratitude for any Season

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Grateful people experience higher levels of positive emotions such as joy, enthusiasm, love, happiness, and optimism – which in turn means less depression and stress. Read More »

The 13th Annual Orchid Show – A Magnificent Herald of Spring at the NYBG

Pansy Orchid. The 13th Annual Orchid Show: Living Chandeliers at the NYGB. Photo by Carole Di Tosti

The orchid chandeliers are a vibrant multi-layered overflow of pinks, violets, whites, tawny oranges, yellows, purples, reds. It is enough to mesmerize and gladden the most sorrowful and dour of hearts. Read More »

Interview: Jack Eadon, Author of ‘Got to Make It!’

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"Keep on goin’ works. Read More »

Looking for Harmony? Exude the Perfume of Gratitude

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New information is regularly being shared about the importance of altruism, happiness, and gratitude – especially as it pertains to establishing better health in people. Read More »

Finding Your Indomitable Spirit to Defeat Addiction

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As more people turn to pain pills, addiction to them has also been on the rise. Read More »

Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

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Starting from a spiritual standpoint leads to a higher form of meditation, cultivating health in all aspects of life. Read More »