Healing

Healing takes many forms. Healing the body might mean finding wellness or moving through an illness. Healing the mind could mean managing anxiety, cultivating inner peace and pursuing emotional balance. Healing the spirit is often a journey of faith and prayer. All forms of healing are important and worth pursuing.
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5 Ways to Manage Everyday Pain

If aches and pains are interfering with your daily activities, consider these five recommendations from Dr. Elena Klimenko.

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How to Distinguish ‘Clean’ from ‘Dirty’ Pain

Drawing a line between physical symptoms and the emotions we attach to those sensations is a helpful framework for healing anything from an injury to the common cold.

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How to Cope If You're Feeling Overwhelmed by #MeToo

Constantly reading stories about sexual violence may trigger painful memories for survivors. These tips can help you cope.

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Me Too: Movement Founder Tarana Burke Speaks Up to Help Others

The survivor who started the Me Too movement more than 10 years ago now has an international stage to advocate for other survivors of sexual violence.

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Managing depression

Rediscovering Faith and Fighting Depression

The path to battling an inner turmoil with grace and compassion

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Edie and Paloma travel from Calamajué to Arroyo San Francisquito

A Cancer Patient's Trek Along the California Mission Trail

Cancer patient Edie Littlefield Sundby set an unusual goal for herself: To walk the entire 800 miles of the California Mission Trail, visiting the state's 21 historic missions along the way.

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Denise Valuk walked 1,000 in a year to honor her late brother

Could Walking Help Her Cope with Grief?

She was devastated by her brother's death. She didn't exercise, but she decided to walk 1,000 miles in a year.

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Denise Valuk, who walked 1,000 miles over the course of a year

She Walked 1,000 Miles in Tribute to Her Late Brother

Denise Valuk shares how walking helped to overcome her grief over losing her beloved brother, who died in an automobile accident.

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Jeff Bauman with Jake Gyllenhaal at a Boston Red Sox game

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor on the Story behind 'Stronger'

Jeff Bauman shares his story of recovery and hope following the tragedy and how he felt seeing his life played out on screen. 

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The Healing Power of Music

When her son was deployed and in danger, a military mom re-discovered the comfort and inspiration of music.

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This Veteran Is Using Shakespeare to Heal

Who knew Shakespeare could help veterans with PTSD? 

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Dr. Omalu is now chief medical examiner for San Joaquin County, California, as well as a clinical professor at UC Davis.

The Doctor Who Discovered the Dangers of Concussions in Football

Dr. Bennet Omalu's discovery shook the NFL, but he had dealt with struggles of his own, including depression.

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This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

Bryan Ware started The Crayon Initiative in order to help children battling terrible illness find colorful ways to heal. 

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Hunter, Jackson, and Kaden Howard

These Tiny Triplets Are Wearing Helmets for an Important Reason

This trio may only be a few months old, but they’ve already made medical history. 

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