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.


This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

Wendy Borden beat breast cancer, now she's delivering healthy meals to those fighting life threatening illnesses. 


Erin, trumpet in hand, pauses during band rehearsal

She Picked Up Her Horn and a Passion Was Reborn

She enjoyed being a wife and mother, but still felt discontented, disconnected from who she once was. Until she finally returned to her first love: music.

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Oprah Winfrey and Henrietta Lacks, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and the Powerful Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Winfrey's new film 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' tells the true story of the woman whose cancerous cells changed the face of medicine.

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Diabetes Showed Pastor John Gray a Reason to Fight

'The Book of John Gray' reality show star and Lakewood Church pastor thought diabetes was a death sentence; then he found a reason to live.

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What to Think About When Thinking About Retirement

Keep these helpful tips in mind when planning for your financial future and family after retiring.

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To Retire with Purpose, Know Your Purpose

Former CEO of The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society shares some tips on how retirement can change your life in terms of spirituality and having a sense of community.

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Hot Baths Might Be Just As Good As Exercising

Hot Baths Might Be Just As Good As Exercising

A new study finds that a hot bath might hold many benefits.

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6 Ways to Calm Down During a Panic Attack

If you're having an anxiety attack, these 6 tips may help you slow down your breathing and get back on track.

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Someone Cares: Bowls of Blessings

She found counting blessings to be a helpful practice, so when she found out her friend was battling cancer, she sent her a special gift.

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She Learned to Let Go and Let God Help Her Addicted Grandson

Both her adult son and his son, whom she adopted, struggled with substance abuse. Was her approach to parenting in some way enabling?


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7 Questions to Help You Spiritually Prepare for Retirement

It's important to be financially prepared for one's golden years, but emotional, mental and even spiritual preparation are also keys to a happy retirement.

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A Guideposts Comfort Kit Brings Hope to Kaylee

A mother who saw her young daughter through a battle with cancer shares how little things can make a big difference for kids with serious illnesses.

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This Heart Attack Survivor Wants You to Know the Signs

After surviving a heart attack, Bertha "B" Verde wants other women to know what she didn't when it comes to heart disease. 

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How One Man Found Purpose After Retirement

Joe Morris couldn't wait to retire. But when his post-retirement plans fell through, he floundered. Until he got the chance to fly. 

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