Love Benefits Your Health

It’s well known that a healthy dose of self love can have a positive impact on your life. Studies show that sharing love with others can also be good for our health. It’s been found that people in lasting, loving relationships have a better quality of life than their single counterparts. Married people are…

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Love Gives You New Life

Sharing your stresses and concerns with others helps the mind and body relax and renew.  Research tells us there is a positive relationship between having community and our health and longevity. Meet with a friend or friends at least once a week for a meal.  When we have a physical…

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A History of Valentine’s Day

Are you in the mood for love? Well, you aren’t the only one. Valentine’s Day has been around for centuries and today it’s celebrated in countries around the around the world, including Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. But what exactly is the history of Valentine’s…

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Love is a Decision

February is the month of love. We are bombarded with concepts of love on television, in videos and on social media. Dictionaries offer definitions of love such as: “love is about sexual intercourse, pleasure or an object of affection or devotion.” Sadly enough most of us in our culture believe…

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Be Mindful This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by people around the world. Though this day of love has increasingly become commercialized over the decades, it’s still possible to celebrate and be mindful this Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day, named after a Catholic saint, has a unique history. A priest named Valentine performed…

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