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The Need for Less and More

Russ Gerber

By Russ Gerber

If, as they say, cleanliness (and clutter-free living) is next to godliness, then my future is bright.

It’s always been appealing to me to pare down unimportant things and filter out the excess information that quickly adds up to an overloaded life. Streamlining whenever possible comes natural and feels right

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This article was published on Psychology Today on July 16, 2014

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When Forgiveness Takes Root

Sharon McElroy

By Sharon McElroy

“The magic didn’t happen to him. The magic happened to me.”

Amazingly, these were the words of abuse-victim Ben Bosinger after letting go of years of re-sentment toward his father.

So what happened?

One day, fed up with pain he’d been carrying around for so long, he paid a visit to his dad. The “magic” occurred while they were looking at Ben’s motorcycle in the driveway.

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This article was published on PlainViews on July 16, 2014

Who Or What Is The “Authority” For Health Today?

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By Debra Chew

“Oh, my aching body” was the prevailing theme at the table of a recent event I attended.  The chatter included details of operations, diseases, and drugs; and almost everyone professed to have a bionic body due to knee or hip replacement surgeries. Along with discussing the ins and outs of the ailments themselves, my friends referenced various sources – physicians, medical journals, online medical information sites – as authorities they turn to for help.

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This article was published on The Chattanoogan on July 14, 2014

Is God a reliable source of health?

Eric Nelson

By Eric Nelson

Depending on your devotion to the Divine, it’s likely that by simply reading the headline of this column you’ve already decided on an answer. It’s also likely that regardless of any arguments that might be presented, your opinion won’t change. Perhaps the larger issue, then, isn’t whether you answer in the affirmative or negative, but whether you feel it’s a question worth asking.

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This article was published on Communities Digital News on July 6, 2014

Why You Need Love To Be Healthy

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

“You don’t need a medical degree to say, ‘I love you,’” writes Pamela Wible, MD, in an article at KevinMD.com. “Just three simple words can heal more wounds than all the doctors in the world.”

Studies show that love heals physical wounds and reduces stress. Researchers are also looking into whether love improves the immune system. I believe they will find love to be a medicine for every ill.

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This article was published on Houston Chronicle on July 8, 2014

Es posible curar sin recetar (Healing without prescribing)

Leide Lessa

By Leide Lessa

Desde el coche, en una larga avenida de la linda ciudad de Puebla, México, una amiga lee un espectacular con una foto de un hombre y una frase en gran letras: “Cuando el médico comprende a su paciente, cura sin receta”.

From the car, on a wide avenue of the beautiful city of Puebla, Mexico, a friend read a billboard with a picture of a man and a phrase in large letters: "When the doctor understands his patient, he heals without prescription."

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This article was published on San Diego Union-Tribune’s Vida Latina on June 21, 2014

Why You Can Stand Up And Live Like An All-Star After Being Dumped, Left Out, Or Forgotten

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

Turn the clock back to ’69.

All the teams were seated around the infield of the Little League Baseball field. My twin brother, Kevin, and I were decked out in our uniforms, sitting and laughing in our team’s cluster between the pitcher’s mound and third base.

It was All-Star selection day. My heart raced in anticipation.

The league was made up of ten, eleven, and twelve year olds. Kevin and I were twelve.

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This article was published on Houston Chronicle on June 23, 2014

Health is more than meets the eye

Steve Salt

By Steve Salt

"Who are you wearing?" The favorite opening query of many a red carpet reporter is taking on new meaning these days for anyone focused on health.

A new crop of designers is making a name for themselves, but you probably haven't heard of them yet. Their creations are called 'wearables', clothes and accessories that monitor your body's vital signs. It is one of the hot trends in health care.

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This article was published on Fifty is the New Fifty on June 18, 2014

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