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A DOG a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

To be the healthiest, it may be time to add a dog (or another) to your family.

The Health Benefits of Canine Companionship are Numerous!

Neuroscientists can now confirm what many …

Gotta Have FAITH for Good Health

Religion, spirituality, and FAITH impacts on our purpose, values, and experience. Faith can also have an effect on our health.

Attitude + Gratitude = Health

Although there isn’t a lot of peer reviewed research on the impact of faith on health, there have been many mental health studies (with implications for …

The Gift of Gratitude

The holiday season can be a happy, exciting, and stressful time of year. But there’s one habit shown to change you and your brain for the better. GRATITUDE. It’s already been shown to help well-functioning people, but can it help those struggling with mental health?

The Study Into Gratitude …

Harnessing Your Higher Power for Health

The month of April brings Spring, Easter, and a feeling of renewal. The themes of renewal and rebirth oftentimes overlap with religion and spirituality. Perhaps there‚Äôs no better time to talk about spirituality, religion and health than springtime. In fact, a majority of studies that have used …