Without travel insurance, medical emergencies, accidents, theft and legal threats on foreign or domestic trips can carry price tags big enough to wreck a person or family's personal finances.
More and more people want to learn how to practice mindfulness meditation. This is wonderful, really, because the practice brings many benefits directly to individuals and, through them, to society at large.
What is the single most important thing every child needs? Simply put, it's a chance at life beyond the womb.
Truly, a grateful heart makes each passing moment precious, valuable and full. We can't take our own health or life for granted, nor that of our friends or loved ones. Nothing in the realm of form is permanent, and so we are wise to cherish each opportunity and express our gratitude as it arises.
Today The Joy Bus is an all-volunteer organization that delivers healthy, homemade meals to cancer patients and their families each week. As much as possible, we use fresh, organic, locally-sourced ingredients and we prepare meals to order to meet the dietary needs of each person.
April 19, 1933 is an important date in history for me. It marked the birth of two blonde bombshells.... Jayne Mansfield and my Mom, Pat.
Your goal isn't to be perfect. Your goal is simply to win the majority of the time. And if you cast enough votes for the right identity, eventually the good behaviors will win out.
In our fast-paced, competitive culture, we tend to notice and worry about what's lacking in our lives. Feelings of insufficiency, imperfection and envy are known barriers to happiness. When we harbor these feelings, we limit our capacity for feeling fulfilled. But gratitude has powerful effects on health and well-being.
Implement these tips into your routine and you'll find yourself not only making it to your lecture on time, but having a few minutes to spare to sip that latte in peace and prepare yourself for the day ahead.
By Rick Leach & Lucy Sullivan A few years ago in a tiny village in the highlands of Guatemala, we met a young mother taking care of her baby and two ...
Although maternal and infant mortality rates have dropped by half since 1990, about 800 women still die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications around the world every day. Of these, 99 percent are women and girls in developing countries.
As far as I can tell, there seem to be two basic religious attitudes toward the planet. One may be summed up along the lines of: It was made for us, a...
Researchers in psychology and immunology have discovered that chronic stress increases the likelihood of developing an infection after viral exposure.
While you might have an excellent surgeon as I did, only other patients can truly tell you what to expect. So, speaking as a patient, here are 12 things the doctor may not tell you about surgery and simple ways you could prepare to make the best out of the situation.
There is no shortage of health promotion efforts in our world. Everyone hears about them all the time, and those inclined to tune in here to what I ha...
Here are four solid tips that will help you get in the best shape for summer.