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Positive attitude
Living Longer, Living Better

Can Positive Thinking Keep Your Heart Healthy?

New research suggests there is a connection between optimism and recovery from certain heart conditions.

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Purring cat
Power of Prayer

Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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Prayer as an aid to mental health
Power of Prayer

Prayer as an Aid to Mental Health

Learning to control what you can, and letting go of what you cannot, through steady and sincere prayers to God.

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Janice visits this meditation garden before or after her shifts.
Addiction and Recovery

Fighting Opioid Addiction: A Nurse Shares Her Family's Struggles

Having lost one son to opioids and watched another son struggle with his addiction, this ICU nurse educates her patients about the dangers of opioid abuse.

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The importance of making time for yourself
Health and Wellness

Take Care of Yourself First

You can’t keep pouring energy into your family if your physical and spiritual well is empty.

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Tips when you're sick
Positive Living

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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Flu Season 2018: Things To Know
Coping With Illness

What You Need to Know About the Flu

Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease doctor, shares some helpful insight into this year's severe flu season and how you can protect yourself. 

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Finding blessings in adversity
Military Outreach Stories

The Beginnings of a Blessing

A military mom learns that within every calamity or bump in the road lies the opportunity for hope and healing.

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Helpless
Stories of Faith

When You Feel Helpless

Focus on one small thing you can do. It can make a huge difference.

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How to use a prayer book
Pray Effectively

6 Ways to Use a Prayer Book

It felt weird at first for me, saying prayers from a book. But not anymore.  

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