Coping With Illness

Chronic illness may affect not just physical health but emotional health too. Fortunately, there are many resources available to those who live with illness. Knowing your limits, understanding your condition, and connecting with a support network are helpful techniques when coping with illness. A combination of practical techniques and learning from others' inspiring stories can ease the process of dealing with illness.


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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Prayers for Depression

Prayers for Depression

When you feel the heavy gray cloud of depression hovering over you, here are 5 prayers to pray.

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Spiritual Healing After Time in the Hospital

Assistant editor Dan Hoffman never expected his surgery would lead to spiritual growth…

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Former NFL Star Ben Utecht on Dealing with Memory Loss

Football and family were the focus of Ben Utecht's life, but now the injuries he suffered while playing the game he loved threaten to take him away from the people he cares for most.

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‘Just Keep Swimming’: A Premie Baby’s Inspiring Journey

How Finding Nemo inspired a family as they cared for their premature baby through a 15% chance of survival.

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7 ways to feel compassion for others in pain

7 Things to Know About Arthritis

Arthritis Awareness Month offers many opportunities for compassion toward sufferers and their families.

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How our faith makes us better people.

Embracing Faith

How we become better people–even in sickness–through our faith

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How to Heal When God Doesn't Fix It

Keeping the Faith During Long-Term Struggles

GRAMMY award-winning singer/songwriter and best-selling author Laura Story shares an excerpt of her book, When God Doesn't Fix It.

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Learning to Appreciate the Small Moments

Learning to Appreciate the Small Moments

Visiting an elderly mother with dementia, a daughter experiences a small moment of wonder.


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A Resolution: Finding Meaning in Suffering

Working at Mysterious Ways, Assistant Editor Dan Hoffman finds inspiration for a New Year’s Resolution.

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Praying for others when you're sick will help you heal.

Pair Your Prayers for Healing

How to pray for your illness without dwelling on it.

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Do you need to hear from God?

Do You Need to Hear from God?

He has the exact words at the exact time you need to hear them.

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Guideposts blogger Rick Hamlin shares 3 lessons from a recent health crisis.

3 Lessons from a Health Crisis

If there’s anything on this side of illness to be grateful for, it is the purifying effects it has on the soul.

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