Health and Wellness

AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.

How Gratitude Helped Him Stay Sober

Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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Carol Zemola Garsee

Everyday Greatness: This 77-Year-Old Woman Biked Across the Country

Twelve years sober, she talked to God while cycling and raised money for several charities.

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Picnic on the beach

Why a Simple Sandwich Tastes Better at the Beach

With minimal effort, dining alfresco offers health benefits from stress reduction to boosted immunity—and a renewed focus on food.

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5 Tips for the Best Summer Naps

5 Tips for the Best Summer Naps

Napping can improve memory, mood and alertness—among other things.

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A man writing a letter.

How a Letter Saved Him from Alcohol Addiction

After driving under the influence of alcohol, a message of faith propelled him to change his life around.

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Actress Olivia de Havilland

Happy 103rd Birthday, Dame Olivia de Havilland!

After more than a century lived in and out of the spotlight, the Oscar-winning actress is still going strong, serving as an inspiration to millions around the world.

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7 Healthy Summer Fruits to Add to Your Diet

From seasonal staples like strawberries and watermelon to more exotic picks like mango and superfoods like blueberries and pineapple, these are the summer fruits worth adding to your diet.

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8 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Blood Pressure

8 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Dr. Mary Ann Bauman from the American Heart Association briefs us on new guidelines and simple tips to keep your blood pressure in check.

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5 Ways to Embrace Aging

5 Ways to Embrace Aging

The deputy director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) shares a few tips for aging gracefully.

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A man walking on a path of light in the woods.

A Miraculous Release from Alcohol Addiction

After reading a certain Psalm over and over, he began a new life journey to overcome his addiction.

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A jailbird flies out of its birdcage.

She Conquered Her Addiction with Persistent Prayer

After being incarcerated, she turned to God and was overcome with a renewed sense of peace and strength.

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Power of casual friendships

The Surprising Positive Impact of Casual Friendships

How taking the time to cultivate “weak ties” can open doors to new sources of happiness.

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