Traveling as a Way to Help Combat Depression

Guest Post by Luana Weaver According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 out of 20 Americans 12 years of age and older reported being depressed. Why are so many people blue when there is so much to live for? The problem is circumstantial for many. They have stressful jobs, a turbulent […]

What I Learned About Love to Help Mend a Broken Heart

Guest Post by John Crosby English Poet Alfred Lord Tennyson said, “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” Sometimes I wonder if it’s true. Sometimes I think it’s better not to have loved. Not to have been hurt at all. Sometimes I wonder if the pain was worth […]

30 Gratitude Quotes for Health, Happiness and Healing

Living life with gratitude can create more health, happiness and healing as studies have shown. We can use the practice of gratitude to help us through difficult times even when it’s not so easy to do. Oprah Winfrey said, “It’s not easy being grateful all the time. But it’s when you feel least thankful that you are […]

Gratitude in Difficult Times

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” ~Meister Eckhart You may be without a job, have an illness or facing a difficult situation of some kind this Thanksgiving. When going through difficult times, it’s harder to see the good that exists amidst our troubles. But by being more grateful […]

Simple Practices for Healing

Guest Post by Elizabeth Critton Having been in recovery from drug addiction for three and a half years, I have found many useful tools in my healing process. Certain principles and/or virtues have stuck out to me as especially beneficial. From gratitude to service work, we have many simple practices available to us that can […]

Faith, Hope and Love in Times of Tragedy

On Friday, December 14th, unspeakable violence took place at an Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  A 20 year-old gunman killed twenty children and six women.  This horrendous tragedy has left the families and friends of the victims, the community, the state, and the world broken-hearted beyond words.  How can we cope with this magnitude of […]