Aging gracefully through healthy thinking

A friend of mine who was in her 90’s, very active and energetic, said that when she looked in the mirror, she was always shocked.  She would ask herself, “Who is that wrinkled, old lady? That can’t be me!”  She never felt 90 or thought of herself as being in her 90’s, nor did she ever act like it. “We have heard the expression, ‘you are what you eat,’ but what about, ‘you are...
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Power of Humor to Heal by guest bloggist Brenda Evers

Once when I was feeling stressed and overwrought with the responsibilities of child rearing, I went for a walk with a family member with the idea it would be a good time to get a few things “off my chest.”  In the middle of my rant, which was only making me feel worse, he stopped me to ask me a question.  “Would you like some cheese with that whine?” he quipped.  I burst out...
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Change of Thought Important in Overcoming Obesity

This is an updated blog on the health problem, obesity, which was originally published a year ago.  Original blogs will begin again next week.  Thank you for your understanding. Everywhere we look Americans are becoming alarmed about what some call “an epidemic of obesity.” Amid the research, stories, television shows and wide variety of preventive steps and treatments there lies a growing...
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