Spirituality and Health

Spirituality is the way you find meaning, hope, comfort, and inner peace in your life. Many people find spirituality through religion. Some people find it through music, art, or a connection with nature. Others find it in their values and principles.

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Taking Control of your Health

Wellness is about living healthy and strengthening yourself so you can enjoy the things you love most — family, friends, hobbies, work. To achieve your health care goals, you need to make long term commitments to your own health and in acknowledging yourself as a whole person. Practicing healthy behaviors not only improves your health in the short term, but it can lower your risks of illness in the future.

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12 Benefits of Walking

What’s not to like about walking? It’s free. It’s easy to do, and it’s easy on the joints. And there’s no question that walking is good for you. A University of Tennessee study found that women who walked had less body fat than those who didn’t walk. It also lowers the risk of blood clots, since the calf acts as a venous pump, contracting and pumping blood from the feet and legs back to the heart, reducing the load on the heart. In addition to being an easy aerobic exercise, walking is good for you in many other ways.

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