Health and Wellness

Small steps can improve health and wellness. Exercising more and eating healthier can help us live longer and better lives. For those coping with illness, embracing healing with a positive attitude and a healthful mindset can make a real difference. Taking a day by day approach can help those recovering from addiction and those who face other health challenges.
Summer fruit pizza

4 Easy Ways to Freshen Up Dinner with Fruit

Celebrate the bounty of summer by adding a sweet flourish to your evening meal.

Two women reading the Bible at a Bible study group gathering.

How Divine Intervention Guided Her Out of Drug Addiction

By overcoming addiction and violence, she set out to start her own ministry dedicated to helping the incarcerated.

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Why Water Is So Calming

Water is such a universally soothing phenomenon that scientists call its peaceful effects “Blue Mind.”

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Preventing Loneliness as You Age

View the infographic to learn the statistics and see how you can help prevent senior loneliness.

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6 Tips for Staying Safe Online

Practice Internet safety with your loved one by following these helpful tips.

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Send a Note to a Resident in a Senior Care Facility

Communicating with loved ones or lifting the spirits of a stranger just got easier.

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A man sitting on a park bench alone.

The Loneliness Epidemic: Can We Fight It with Technology?

Using technology can reduce health risks and isolation for seniors in the future.

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3 Ways to Enjoy the Summer Sun Safely

Sun protection is important, but so is enjoying the warmth of summer. Here’s how to embrace both.

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Centenarian Newlyweds Prove Love Has No Age Limit

The couple got married a year after meeting at a senior facility. 

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A woman on a tropical vacation sailing on a  river in a kayak.

How to Turn Any Vacation into a Pilgrimage

You can have a divine experience anywhere you travel by following these eight steps.

A man in shadow walking in a tunnel towards the exit.

The Mysterious Messages That Helped Him Stay Sober

This recovering alcoholic describes three inexplicable events that saved his life.

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Walt (paddling on Standing Bear Lake) built his kayak by hand

How a Challenging Kayak Race Helped Him Find Strength and Faith

For this Type 2 diabetic, a 72-mile kayak race was more challenging and rewarding than he could have imagined. 

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The Healing Power of Owning Our Mistakes

Taking responsibility for our actions requires courage and honesty—and leads to peace.

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8 Allergy Myths and Facts You Need to Know

We spoke with Dr. Clifford Bassett, spokesperson for the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, to get the truth about allergies, and to debunk some harmful myths surrounding them. 

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