The Power of Hope in Healing

You can also read this post on my weekly syndicated blog, “Health Conscious” at MetroWest Daily News. Hope. That's the word  I came away with this past weekend after I took part in a panel discussion on the topic of "Spirit and Healing in the 21st Century" at the Open Spirit Center in Framingham. The motto for the center: "A place of hope, health, and harmony" to address the deeper spiritual yearnings of the wider community. I joined four local spiritual leaders on the panel, along with two Continue Reading

Selfless Giving Equals Healthy Living

This week's guest blogger is Dawn-Marie Cornett, Christian Science practitioner and community-involved mom of three. She writes from her home in Framingham, MA. You could say we're all trying to get something: health, happiness, safety, companionship, etc.  Yet for many, one or more of these very right and understandable desires seem illusive. Researchers have found that compassion, honesty, and the like tend to result in improved well-being. There are pages of studies on the health-giving Continue Reading

A lay-off doesn’t mean a love-buster

Today’s guest blog is written by Benjamin Gladden, husband and father of three, who’s currently logging lots of hours in the “What makes for a good marriage and parent” department. He writes from his home in Framingham, Massachusetts. About three years ago I got laid off from a job that I absolutely loved. I could have sat in that chair doing that work for the rest of my life and been very happy. It hadn't been easy managing the care of three children while my wife and I both worked full-time, Continue Reading