Articles in the Health and Healing Subcategory
We now have solid scientific research explaining how the biological changes triggered by stress undermine the immune system’s function. There is also recent scientific research which shows that meditation is an important safeguard against stress-related diseases and that it can produce effects equal to standard medications.
Years ago, I discovered that one of my biggest challenges as a nurse was attachment to the person I was serving, and also to my role as a caring professional. My first awareness of this came when I found myself in tears because I was unable to be present at the childbirth of a favorite patient.
Everything we eat, think, and do affects bodily health. Periodically, we need to take inventory and ask ourselves: What we are aiming toward? How are we progressing toward that goal? Is it at the expense of our health?
Bill knows that to meet the challenges of Parkinson’s, he needs to raise his physical, mental, and spiritual energy. He believes that miracles do happen and that a recovery from Parkinson’s is a very real possibility. He says, “The key is not to lose hope.”
Illness is often one of the most serious challenges people face and can be a major test. Fifteen years ago, I had a rare, debilitating illness; fatigue, fever, pain and shortness of breath were my constant companions.
The emotional and spiritual challenges of an illness are perhaps even harder than the physical. There’s the temptation to fall into self-pity or to be hurt by other people’s impatience or lack of understanding.
To obtain the best results from food, one should give careful consideration to properly combining the items used at one meal, and reducing them to the minimum.
Spiritual healing worked for me when nothing else did. From my own experience, I know that strong willpower coupled with dynamic faith in the Guru can accomplish just about anything.
The death of a parent is never easy to accept, especially when you’re an impressionable 15-year-old shielded from life’s harsh edges.
The founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, was a student of the Hindu scriptures, who taught the basic principles of mind over matter first taught by the Hindus long ago.
Americans have the consciousness that everything is possible. Their temperament is marked by qualities that make for mental youthfulness.
We must remember that Spirit demands a cleansed, radiant vehicle with which to demonstrate at its highest capacity.
Illness has its challenges (as you well know), but at the moment of death itself, though, there’s no pain at all.
I was first diagnosed with heart disease in 1997. The timing of this new attack of angina couldn’t have been worse.