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Health and Wellness

Summertime Is Coming, and the Livin' Should Be Leisurely

To get the most out of your leisure time, consider the healthful insights of philosopher Joseph Pieper in his now-classic essay, "Leisure, the Basis of Culture."

Cancer researcher Kelly Turner redefines spontaneous remission

Author and researcher Kelly Turner shares how radical changes have made the difference to many cancer survivors. Seven out of nine changes have been emotional and spiritual, as opposed to physical factors.

Ridiculously small steps lead to a healthier lifestyle

Tying small steps to deeds done throughout the day allows healthy actions to become part of your daily routine. Building healthy habits brings longer lasting results.

Reclaim your happiness

"Clear and compelling evidence" exists, according to Science Daily, "that – all else being equal – happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy peers."

Oscar hopeful ‘Facing Fear’ turns spotlight on power of forgiveness

“Forgiveness is one of those ways where we wipe clean a major threat to our well-being,” said the Stanford psychologist and author of Forgive For Good. “That causes the body to have more time to repair. Immune function goes up, blood pressure goes down.”

Stanford’s Fred Luskin preaches the gospel of forgiveness

Fred Luskin, a Stanford-trained psychologist who spent 10 years doing research on preventative cardiology, is convinced that increased spirituality, including the ability to forgive, does in fact make you a better person and improve your health.

Twin Research: Stop surrendering to genetics – Start controlling bodily health

Recent research involving twins may be changing the future of genetics. Predetermined health patterns shaped by our genetic makeup are not the authority many have believed.

What happened when Albert Einstein and William Randolph Hearst prayed?

There are an increasing number of people who have a desire to explore rather than ignore the relationship between prayer and healing.

Happiness – Healthy Body and Spirit

Is happiness beneficial because happiness is a conscious spiritual state? And if happiness is spiritual, does happiness allow health to be recognized as a spiritually sound and predictable experience or condition?

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7 Heart Research Reports You Need to Know About

New prevention guidelines, programs to control blood pressure, getting more people to access cardiac rehab services and a possible link between digestive bacteria and heart disease risk are included in a recap of last year’s top cardiovascular advances.

Six health tips I've noticed about the Seattle Seahawks

Ready for the Super Bowl? As a Seahawks fan and a health writer, here are six Seahawks characteristics that I’ve observed to be good tips for healthy living.

Dr. Andrew Weil hints at link between health and holiness

"there is a significant body of scientific research on the power of gratitude that boosts emotional well-being…. There is also a great body of literature on the power of forgiveness.” _ Dr Andrew Weil

A Positive Attitude is a Healthy Choice

How are you today? Good, I hope. Studies continue to show that maintaining a positive attitude influences our health and increases our longevity.

Are you getting too much health care?

According to a recent estimate by the Institute of Medicine, about 30 percent of total healthcare expenditures in America go toward unneeded care. This may seem harmless, but it can be physically damaging.

Your Health Care Provider Desperately Needs Help

Did you know that physicians are twice as likely to commit suicide than the general population? One researcher has found that starting a dialogue about spirituality can reduce depression and benefit both the patient and the health care provider.