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Health Benefits of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and if you are breathing, can see this post and read it I would venture to say you have reason to be thankful! That’s the way I look at it anyway. I am very thankful you … Continue reading

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Brain Health: Our Connection to a Healthy Life

Do you realize that your brain health impacts: Your relationships with loved ones; Your work performance; Your overall health, immunity and whether you are susceptible to certain illnesses; Your health habits and how well you eat and take care of … Continue reading

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Sleep, Stress, and Weight Loss

Sleep is intricately tied to health and to weight loss, but perhaps in a way you didn’t realize. Besides adding to stress, depression and irritability, poor sleep habits have been linked to obesity, diabetes, reduced growth hormone release and increased … Continue reading

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Sleep Quality: What’s Faith Got To Do With It?

Previous studies have concluded that “religion” could decrease psychological distress, substance abuse and stress exposure. According to Harold G.Koenig, MD, “An exhaustive analysis of more than 1,500 reputable medical studies indicates people who are more religious and pray more have … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Why Women Struggle So Much

There are myriad reasons why any one person, man or woman, might be struggling with weight loss. There are obvious reasons such as lack of activity, eating too many processed foods or just eating too much in general. There can … Continue reading

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Health and Wholeness: Getting Back to Nature

We all know we feel a sense of calm and serenity when we are in nature. Take a walk on a tree-lined trail, a leisurely walk along the beach and your whole system seems to calm down. It’s definitely not … Continue reading

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Health and Well-Being: More Effective than Any Drug

“If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system.” Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Well that’s saying a mouthful! So just being … Continue reading

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Health: Tips for Sound Sleep Even When Traveling

So many of us are traveling during these summer months. It’s wonderful to plan a relaxing (or exciting) vacation or visit friends and family. But all too often we don’t get the sound, restful sleep we need to feel our … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: This is Your Brain on Sleep

You need adequate sleep each night even though your brain actually doesn’t sleep. It is constantly working even when you sleep! We tend to try and get every little bit of benefit out of every waking moment. Too many of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: When Seasons Change

By Coach Mike Fenton As we approach the fall of the year and the days become shorter it can mean a significant change in the overall state-of-mind for some. For those that are solar-powered (rely on sunshine for energy) it … Continue reading

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