The Benefits of Doing Good, by Kim Wiklund

What are the practical results of helping others? There is no question that in performing good deeds we feel good about ourselves, but what about other benefits? Given what we each know about how it makes us feel, it’s not surprising that the health benefits of doing good deeds are increasingly being studied. The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, headed by Stephen G. Post, PhD, has...
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Let the spirit of Christmas bring happiness to all

Kate and her blog team wish you the best for this holiday season.  We hope you enjoy these sentiments of joy, love and wisdom expressed by familiar public figures over the years.  Since loving and feeling loved is the basis for all mankind, we feel these quotes are timeless and can bring healing and comfort. “Again loved Christmas is here, full of divine benedictions and crowned with the...
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Listening to your own conscience and to others is good for your health

A much loved childhood storybook in our family tells the tale of a little boy who was sledding.  As he perched at the top of the hill, the thought came to him to stop because the hill had become too icy.  He didn’t listen and went down the hill anyway.  He tumbled and was hurt.  He told his mother that something had told him not to, but he didn’t listen. As an adult I would love to be...
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Sickness alert app might not improve health

This blog was written by M.J. Johnston, a valued member of Kate’s blog team. There’s a new APP promoting itself as an aid to your health.  Sickweather.com is described as an on-line social health network with sickness forecasting and mapping capability.  The description on their website reads, “Just as Doppler radar scans the skies for indicators of bad weather, Sickweather scans...
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Benefits of Unstressed Thinkig

This blog was first published in April during Stress Awareness Month.  I thought it would be a good reminder during the busy Holiday Season to not allow ourselves to be stressed out over anything. It’s not like any of us really needs someone to make us aware of stress. It inconveniently appears in our lives, making us abundantly aware of its effects on our daily activities, on our...
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