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Going to Church Provides Health Benefits


A clear guideline for prayer to influence health Read More »

Focusing on Each Moment for a Healthy Life


Learning to live in the moment is more than just filling the mind with something useful. The process of going from frustration and confusion to harmony and satisfaction is life changing. Read More »

Treating Pain: A New Ontology is Needed

Progressing to a new Ontology

Thinking that pain is in the brain impels doctors to look for a physical cause for pain, says Dr. Alex Cahana. When one isn’t found, “It’s all in your head” is often what a patient will be told. Read More »

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


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

The Spiritual Option to Defeat Obesity


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


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

Can Viewing Yourself Differently Actually Stop Chronic Pain?

Overcoming chronic pain

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

Happy child watering flowers

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

Church Relationships Can Lead to Healing


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


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 »