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Cultivating Resilience One of the pivotal goals of holistic health care is cultivating resilience, the ability to absorb change and to bounce back from setbacks, disappointments, and failures. In an article in The Harvard…
My Biological Clock and Life as a Lark One of the many marvels of being human is the large role played by our biological clocks which regulate such activities as blood pressure, metabolic rate, digestion, heart rate, and urinary output. …
A Prayer for a Purpose in Life Creator of Meaning, many people do not seem to have the time, the energy, or the focus to develop a life enhancing purpose. Study: In an article in The New York Times, Patrick Hill, a psychologi…
A Prayer for Those Who Are Grieving for the Passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 On July 17, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile fired from eastern Ukraine. All 298 passengers and crew were killed, including 193 from the Netherlands and 28 from …
Mom Artwork by Ranjita Lama. Poem by Krish Gurung for KidSpirit's Society and the Individual issue. My mom is my heart She is the everything of my life.
Discontented Baby Boomers In an article in The New York Times, Marilyn Suzanne Miller (an original writer for Saturday Night Live and author of How to Be a Middle-Age Babe) outlines the ennui and discontentment of the Baby B…
The Doldrums and a Nap In the perspective of the Christian monastic tradition, time is a precious gift of God in which there are places for both activity and pauses. I try to keep that in mind as I rise to greet the new d…
Praise for My Kidneys By far, the most pain I have ever experienced was when I had kidney stones. They are accumulations of mineral salts varying in size from microscopic to the size of a fingertip that form in the kidne…
Meatless Monday Movement The Meatless Monday campaign was started in 2003 by an advertising whiz and the John Hopkins School of Public Health to market dietary change. The idea is to cut out meat one day a week to improve h…
A Not So Quixotic Aspiration: What we can learn from Don Quixote In the tale of Don Quixote de la Mancha, sixteenth century Spanish writer Don Miguel de Cervantes challenges us to see that our most difficult and scary battle is within. That is the conclusion of S…