Archive for September, 2015

Hostility Hurts You

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

We are learning more and more that we are a whole person; body, mind, and spirit. Some of us have known this for a long time but the scientific world is just now catching up.
For example, if you have a toothache it affects all of you. If your foot is throbbing in pain the brain is distracted from other thoughts.
Also positive connections between people are a source of mental and physical well-being.
Even the Scriptures say, don’t let the sun go down upon your wrath.
Psychologists tell married couples not to go to bed angry.

Negative feelings are a source of mental and physical strain. Anger hurts you more than the target of your anger.

Brown Medical School doctors found that people with high levels of hostility were 6 percent more likely to suffer from heart disease.

Pesticides Kill

Friday, September 18th, 2015

We know pesticides kill. That’s why we use them. But did you know you are also killing yourself s l o w l y ?
Too much pesticide use is harmful to pets and humans as well as killing insects.

A study conducted at Emory University found that those who frequently used pesticides at home had a 70 percent higher risk of getting Parkinson’s disease.