Health and Wellness

Melissa Dale

The Unique Challenges Presented by a Gambling Addiction

Melissa Dale, who has been in recovery for 15 years for addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, shares why her impulse to gambling has been the most difficult to overcome.

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Making new friends

Why You Should Make New Friends as an Adult

Relationships only become more important as we age. 

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A woman praying in a church pew.

She Confronted Her Drug Addiction with God's Help

After eight years of having a painkiller addiction, she found comfort at church and knew she was not alone in her journey.

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Walking in the fall leaves

2 Powerful Benefits of a Long Walk

Why putting one foot in front of the other will lead you to wellness.

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An airplane flying off into a brilliant sunset.

How God's Mercy Helped This Pilot Through Addiction

His sobriety was possible because of the power of prayer and God's merciful forgiveness.

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Comedian Bob Newhart performs one of his famous phone-conversation comedy routines

Bob Newhart: 90 Years of Faith, Family and Funny

The funnyman, who celebrates his 90th birthday on September 5, 2019, intends to keep us laughing for years to come.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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Jazz Benefit Concert to Honor Susan Salomone

The Drug Crisis in Our Backyard co-founder will be recognized for her work with families struggling with addiction.

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Veteran and long-distance runner Micah Herndon

This Veteran Ran the Boston Marathon to Honor His Fallen Comrades

Struggling with PTSD and survivor's guilt, Micah Herndon found running eased his pain.

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Brian today, with some of his instruments

His Wife Led Him Back to His First Love—Music

Years after he'd given up his musical career, the gift of a piano put him back on track. 

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Former NBA star Keyon Dooling

How Keyon Dooling Finally Healed from Childhood Sexual Abuse

Former NBA star Keyon Dooling found peace through prayer and therapy.

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Active seniors on an exercise walk

6 Ways to Boost Your Well-Being

Improve your quality of life by investing in relationships, working out and more. 

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