More Joy and Less Stress in Eight Easy Steps

In the second installment of this healthy lifestyle series from Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., we will learn the importance of reducing stress in our lives and how to achieve it. Why is reducing stress so important? Believe it or not, the American Association of Family Physicians reports that two-thirds of all doctor visits are due to stress-related ailments. It's also believed that 80 to 90...

Learning to Surf, Spiritually Speaking

Life means change, and change means growth, which is part of the natural order of things. When change comes into your life—especially great change—you can be sure you’re being given a chance to grow. But what if that change turns your life upside down? What if you feel as though you got trapped on a roller coaster and all you can do is hang on for dear life? When those times...

The Beginning of Unity and Vegetarianism

Unity founders Charles and Myrtle Fillmore became vegetarians in the 1890s, and their views on vegetarianism began surfacing in public as early as 1903. In those early teachings, Charles expressed his understanding of a person’s diet and the important connectivity it has to spirituality, saying cell regeneration is aided by consuming food of the “highest and purest character....

Back-to- School Project

Back-to-School Project
benefiting Community Linc
Sundays, July 2 to 23
This year, we’ll provide school supplies for Community Linc children and those within our own UCOP families.
Repeats every week until Sun Jul 23 2017 .
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 10:00am

If You Won’t Take Her, the Catholic Church Will

At the time, Natalie was 7, Kate 6, and me 5. Natalie and Kate lived on the fifth floor, and I lived on the third, in a tired Bronx brownstone at the corner of Aquaduct and 183rd. I adored them. I looked up to them. I copied everything they said and did. But as the youngest, I was dispensable and, according to them, quite annoying. Yet they magnanimously allowed me to tag along on adventures....

Creating the Health We Desire

In the first installment of this healthy lifestyle series from Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D., we will learn what led her down the path of healthy living and how it influenced her career. You can accomplish anything if you do not accept limitations … whatever you make up your mind to do, you can do.—Paramahansa Yogananda At 17 years old, my grandmother Fritzie taught me to live a sacred...


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