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.
Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.
An Illinois seamstress and business owner found a way to put her faith into action: Teaches children in an urban setting about growing their vegetables.
Grace understands that helping others and having a positive outlook on life will return with love in the future.
When Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall was stricken with cancer, he thought it was a private battle. He soon learned otherwise.
Carol Kuykendall relates how she and her husband, Lynn, relied on faith, family, friends and the love of a devoted golden retriever to emerge from their respective battles with cancer.
For years the ABC "20/20" news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.
Watch as ABC News 20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas discusses her battle with addiction and anxiety.
Physical health is more achievable when exercise is part of your daily routine. Exercise benefits both your physical and mental health, balancing your energy level and easing stress, even as it strengthens your muscles. Consider the benefits of physical fitness, and get yourself into a workout routine that works for you.
GirlTrek founders T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison share how they were inspired to create the largest health non-profit for Black women in the country.
The non-profit organization's 40-Day Gratitude Trek helps women walk for exercise every day and practice gratitude by writing 40 thank you notes to deserving people.
Letters from soldiers stationed at the front during wartime can be inspiring and sometimes heartbreaking. For one woman and her ex-husband, these letters were healing.
In this story from May 1984, the beloved star of stage and screen shares how she overcame health issues with determination, grit and faith.