Illnesses of various sorts can literally sap the life forces out of us. Whether its addiction, chronic pain or fatigue, grief, depression, or cancer, the degree to which one has and sustains hope will determine how well they bounce back or respond to treatment. BUT... There's health and healing power through hope!
In his book, The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in The Face of Illness, Dr. Jerome Groopman, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and one of the world’s leading researchers in cancer and AIDS, wonderfully illustrates the role of hope in recovery and making health-related choices. He concludes his treatise thus:
“Hope, I have come to believe, is as vital to our lives as the very oxygen that we breathe.”
Hope and faith are virtually two sides of the same coin for they acknowledge a greater power beyond one’s self to combat illness or make key lifestyle changes. Even in the most...
Dr. Dona Cooper-Dockery was recently onThe MonetizeU Show as the guest expert to discuss a topic that needs serious attention and I'm sure it may be of interest to you as well.
For small business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs of all sorts, balancing life, health, and business can be challenging and is often, in many cases, seen as an illusion.
However, without good health, energy, and a clear mind, we can derail the very success we're seeking and cut short our life work and long-term vision.
Is your business or job making you sick? If you find yourself sitting most of the day, not getting enough rest, exercise or proper nutrition, then grab a note-taking device and be prepared for some great AHA moments!
In this video below, I shared with the audience some strategic insights to balance your quest for achievement, peak performance, and wealth building.
Today, more and more people are experimenting with meditation and prayer. But do they really understand just how powerful these things are in relation to health and healing? Did you know that one-third of Americans say they use prayer to facilitate healing? This is according to Anne McCaffrey, M.D., of Harvard Medical School. She also noted that 69 percent of respondents claimed prayer improved their health.
Prayer indeed has many benefits. Both for the one who prays and for those whom prayers are offered. Whether you believe in the power pray or not, it’s hard to discount the fact that prayer has been the subject of all kinds of people for centuries. Kings, sages, poets, and prophets of antiquity handed down by precept and example this rich practice which has been widely studied in the modern scientific age.
Many reputable sources are now shining the light on countless scientific studies being conducted that seek to understand the true benefits of prayer. Here are some article head...