Redefining the mind-body connection

The mind-body connection more than matter? Model used for illustrative purposes only

Finally someone has the courage and capability to say what needs to be said about the mind-body connection in health.  Kind of like calling out the elephant in the living room of otherwise comfortable, polite discussion on this issue. Now writer Eric Nelson has done it. Read what he says: “As trailblazing as it may […]

Chronic pain— or freedom from a life sentence?

Will there be freedom from chronic pain?

Will there ever be a cure for chronic pain? Canadian health writer Wendy Margolese considers recent research as well as ancient proofs. As well, she describes a modern day recovery with unique features you’ll want to learn about. Margolese writes: “The Association for Psychological Science produced encouraging findings for pain relief in research using a […]

Increase your spirituality: try sistering the joists

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by Cynthia P. Barnett:  Published first on April 2, 2015  in the Tryon Daily Bulletin, North Carolina You hear from both experts and everyday people that spirituality affects our health positively. So it makes sense that increasing your spirituality would be a good thing. But what if you don’t know how to do that? It […]

In search of a cure for cancer

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Are you among the many who search for a cure for cancer? With Ken Burns’ new documentary on cancer showing this week, what messages will audiences take away? Will it be fear, or hope that healing of this “Emperor of All Maladies” is possible? Writer Eric Nelson explores the increasing evidence of a spiritual approach […]

Hug for health and kiss the boo-boo: it works!

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  by Cynthia P. Barnett There once was a boy who got a boo-boo. He’d been hurt on the playground and came running, crying, to his teacher. Hugging him gently, needing no details, she simply murmured, “I know, Ramon, I know.” The boy’s tears stopped, he was quiet for a moment, and then went happily […]

Hollywood Debunks Aging: Can We?

Marigold Hotel: where Hollywood aging is delightfully ageless

Is “Hollywood aging” in the movies the same as aging in real life? Well, maybe you should see “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” to find out—but only if you’re young, old or aging. (Did we leave out anyone?) Writer Wendy Margolese reflects on Hollywood aging, real life aging and the delightful lessons learned in […]

Escape the painful consequences of sin

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When we hurt—in body or feelings— we might consider “painful sins”as the source of the problem. Of course, it’s easy to accept that big sins like lying, stealing, adultery and murder would have a hurtful effect on our own lives as well as those of others. But what about the little “sins” of pride, anger […]

It’s as plain as the nose on your face

Are these bracelet links? Christmas lights? The #dressgate effect?

You know about #dressgate by now: The dress that appears gold and white to some but blue and black to others. The famous pic recently made the rounds on the Internet, and at dinner table and water cooler conversations. “What color do YOU see?” each asked. You’d think the answer was plain as the nose […]