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Need a Ben Bosinger moment?

Writing in the Huffington Post ‘Healthy Living’ Blog, Sharon Frey McElroy examines how abuse victim Ben Bosinger learned to let go of years of resentment toward his father. And she shares how she was able to forgive a couple of fellows … Continue reading

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Patient choice in healthcare

Health blogger Joel Magnes, writing in The Eden Prairie News in Minnesota, draws lessons from the documentary, “Escape Fire – the fight to rescue American healthcare” in discussing patient choice. He shares how he once made a choice that at the time … Continue reading

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Ridiculously small steps

Remember in the movie, “What About Bob?” how Bob’s Psychiatrist recommended “baby steps”? Writing in his regular health column on Chron.com (Houston Chronicle), Keith Wommack took a look recently at how “ridiculously small steps” can be utilized to achieve a … Continue reading

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An increasing desire to explore rather than ignore?

What connection, if any, is there between prayer, healing, Albert Einstein and William Randolph Hearst? What is the current trend in the level of research on prayer? Is there an increasing desire to “explore rather than to ignore” the relationship … Continue reading

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3 Olympics-inspired articles about achieving better health

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are drawing to a close. Here are three articles by colleagues of mine that look at achieving better health through the lens of Olympic ideals, athletes and their remarkable efforts. There’s a common … Continue reading

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Health effects of spirituality: placebo effect?

“No placebo effect going on there.” Much attention has been given to the placebo effect. The placebo effect shows that what we believe – what we think – matters when it comes to health. Some wonder if the positive effects … Continue reading

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3 Health Articles For Christmas That Will Make Your Day

Here are three articles in the news recently with Christmas in mind that focus on the intersection of spirituality and health. In the first article, Scrooge’s life lessons are adapted to health,  the second includes a personal account of gaining freedom from depression, … Continue reading

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Remembering Sandy Hook One Year Later – With The Heart

With the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, coming up tomorrow, Saturday, December 14, it’s important to turn our hearts and thoughts in directions that will continue the healing process. In Watching what … Continue reading

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Touching account of one man’s journey from obesity and diabetes to health

Come meet John. Seventy pounds overweight and in poor health – little exercise, a poor diet, and no energy. See how, with a few life-changing mental ‘turns’, he became healthy and full of vigor. Last month, my colleague, Huffington Post “Changing Tides … Continue reading

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Dealing with chronic pain through prayer

Here’s a guest post written by Katie S. Brown, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Indiana, writing in the News-Sentinel in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She shares how a cousin of hers found relief from pain by using prayer when … Continue reading

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