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How to Stay Healthy and Age Well

by Michael Corthell Most of us are not a fan of old age — losing our youthfulness, developing wrinkles and facing health problems that are inevitable as we grow older can be unsettling. The fear of growing old, only becomes a problem when it becomes persistent, irrational and chronic — a kind of phobia. ''You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.''    —George Bernard Shaw The common thread in all phobias is anxiety. Worrying about what will happen. Anxiety concerning old age is difficult to manage, since we can see it's effects first hand — we are constantly reminded.  We have all seen loved ones become unable to care for themselves or falling down breaking a hip. We have all witnessed the acute and chronic illnesses that come with aging. ''Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be...''  —Robert Browning Let's look at ways to make the best of it and worry about a whole lo

The Impact of Thoughts on Overall Health

"The mind has an incredible capacity to heal. By nurturing positive thoughts and embracing unwavering belief, we can tap into its remarkable power to mend the body, restore balance, and embark on a transformative path towards holistic well-being." Michael Corthell Uncover the extraordinary relationship between thoughts and their effect on our well-being. This article explores how our mental landscape shapes our physical health, highlighting the power of positive thinking. Join us on this enlightening journey to understand the profound connection between our thoughts and glowing vitality.   Influence of Thoughts on the Body The mind governs the body, whether through deliberate choices or automatic expressions. It is the master, and the body dutifully follows its commands. Unlawful thoughts have a detrimental effect, leading the body into a rapid decline of disease and decay. Conversely, embracing positive and beautiful thoughts clothes the body with youthfulness and beauty

Zen Meditation: Exploring Its Rich History and Unlocking Mental and Physical Health Benefits

"Zen meditation offers a profound journey to inner peace, reducing stress and enhancing focus. It promotes emotional well-being and physical health through relaxation, pain management, and lowered blood pressure." Michael Corthell In our fast-paced and chaotic world, finding inner peace and balance has become increasingly important. Zen meditation, with its profound history and powerful techniques, offers a pathway to achieve tranquility and improve both mental and physical well-being. In this article, we will delve into the origins and evolution of Zen meditation and explore practical ways to incorporate it into your daily routine, reaping its numerous health benefits. Origins and Evolution of Zen Meditation: Ancient Roots in Buddhism: Zen meditation, also known as Zazen, traces its roots back to ancient India and the teachings of Gautama Buddha. Around the 5th century CE, Zen Buddhism emerged as a distinct school in China, blending Mahayana Buddhism with Taoist principles.

Using the Power of Manifesting to Pray for Healing

"Praying in a new way, I shift my focus from their illness to their wellness, embracing the end result of their complete healing. I immerse myself in the belief and feeling that it has already taken place, manifesting wellness for them through my mind and heart." Michael Corthell  When using the power of manifesting to pray for healing, there are several key ideas to consider: Utilize the Power of Imagination: Recognize that your imagination is a potent tool for shaping your reality. Visualize and imagine yourself in a state of vibrant health and well-being. Create vivid mental images and sensations that evoke the feeling of already being healed. Embrace the End Result : Embrace the end result means shifting your focus away from the current state of illness or discomfort and instead immersing yourself mentally and emotionally in the desired outcome. Imagine and embody the state of being completely healed. Embrace the belief and feeling that the healing has already occurred