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How Creativity Improves Health

Drawing or painting; doing arts and crafts; cross-stitch or needlepoint; dancing; singing; playing an instrument – do these activities have any impact on your health? You bet they do! Probably more than you even realize. Maybe, like me, you have … Continue reading

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Healthy Holidays: My 7 Best Tips for a Healthy Holiday (and Minimal Weight Gain!)

I’ve been reading articles and posts about how to transform traditional holiday goodies into more healthy fare. You know making them gluten free, or low fat or whatever your idea of “healthier” is.  My thoughts on the holidays are a … 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 and Appetite: Clutter vs Control

Anyone who knows me well knows I am most definitely not a fanatic housekeeper. I like a clean orderly house, but mine is of the “lived in” genre! God, with His amazing sense of humor, has given me close friends … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: A Unique Way to Relieve Stress

There are many ways to manage and relieve stress including meditation, prayer, EFT and other types of energy medicine, exercise, reading and deep breathing. Stress is dangerous because we know it impacts our health so powerfully in a negative way … Continue reading

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Health: Smiling is Good Medicine

I have written in past posts about the health benefits of hugs and laughter, but you may not have realized that just smiling, all by itself, has benefits as well! Smiling has been proven to stimulate the release of ‘feel … Continue reading

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