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Science Mumbo Jumbo part II

Another long post. Sorry. But hopefully less technical than last week’s! What does science have to say about how mental and behavioral changes can protect me from chronic stress or reverse its effects? Lifestyle medicine In 2014, the journal BMC … Continue reading

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Hope in the face of stress, anxiety, and depression

Hope in the face of stress, anxiety, and depression Yesterday I wrapped up another successful summer of microbiology research at PLNU. After cleaning up the lab, I was able to take my team of students on a tour of our … Continue reading

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Psychobabble

Psychobabble Over the past couple of weeks I’ve made the argument that we have proven tools at our disposal for preventing stress from becoming chronic and impairing our mental and physical health. Some of these same tools can be used … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Shut up!

Shut up! Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I have often been accused of being overly talkative. I yammered continuously as a kid, driving my parents nuts. I won a scholarship to attend private high school … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Be present in the moment

Be present in the moment He says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 The busier our lives get, the more important it is for us to intentionally set aside time to sit quietly. Experts say we … Continue reading

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