Health and Wellness

Rickie Van Shelton performing, Chicago, Illinois, August 2, 1988.

How This Country Music Singer Overcame Alcohol Addiction

Ricky Van Shelton recalls how God released him from addiction and gave him self-respect.

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Brian Cade sits at the piano his wife purchased for him

For This Veteran, Music Is Lovelier the Second Time Around

This veteran thought he had given up the trumpet for good, but his wife arranged for an unexpected encore.

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Keyon Dooling

Keyon Dooling on How He Found Healing Following Sexual Trauma

The former NBA star shares how he overcame the emotional damage he suffered after being sexually abused as a young child.

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Dana with some of her staff. 'We're like family,' she says.

How Dana Smith's Diner Supports the Recovery Community

Dana Smith, who has been sober since 2007, shares how she came to open D's Friendly Diner, where nearly all the employees are in recovery.

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Mark Speckhart

This Cancer Survivor Built a Bench in the Woods to Inspire Others

After surviving Stage 3 cancer, Mark Speckhart built a bench in a forest that offers respite and comfort to those who come upon it.

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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.

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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.

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Julia Hawkins at the 2019 National Senior Games

This 103-Year-Old Runner Shares Her Top Longevity Secret

Senior Olympic athlete Julia Hawkins shares how being active led to her becoming a record-breaking sports phenom.

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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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Blue water effect

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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