Why we all should be dancing to Pharrell’s monster hit ‘Happy’!

Music has long been known to be a powerful therapeutic for health, mental wellbeing, love and happiness. Bill Scott explores and shares his own and others compelling experiences with the divine, healing nature of music.   Here is Bill… Four years ago, I wrote an article about the Black Eyed Peas song “Where is the Love.” I don’t usually follow contemporary rap or R&B, but the lyrics...
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Good deeds lead to happiness and health

My husband came out of Seven-Eleven with a smile on his face.  I was curious because he had not entered the store with a smile.  I asked him what happened in the store.  He said the woman in front of him in line paid for his drink.  She had a gift card and simply said to the cashier, “Put his drink on my tab.”  I remembered the woman that came out just before my husband.  Her hands were...
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Top Apps Heal Mind and Body

Thousands of apps are available to us – apps for everything imaginable.  There are even apps for monitoring your health.  Keith Wommack, a colleague of mine, has researched some important apps that are beneficial for health – mind and body and spirit.  Check out this post first published April 7 in the Houston Chronicle. Top Apps Heal Mind and Body Do you want to control your own health...
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Life lessons from Alice Herz-Sommer

I loved this post written by Linda Ross for the Hartford Faith and Values column.  I simply had to share it with my Maryland readers.  The academy award winning Best Short Documentary on the life of Alice Herz-Sommer is a testament to agelessness – gratitude and happiness.  Her life lessons outlined in this post can be practiced by us all.  Hope you enjoy Linda’s post as much as I...
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It’s Never Too Late to Enjoy Good Health

This blog is a contribution from Kim Wiklund, a member of Kate’s blog team.  Thank you Kim! “I need a new knee!” “I need a new hip!” “I can hardly move my shoulder!” “I’m scheduled for back surgery!!”  These are some of the many declarations that I heard when I first arrived at the clubhouse on a lovely spring day after being encouraged to join a women’s golf league....
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