Author Archives: Anna Bowness Park

Canada Day – celebrating the pioneer spirit

Canada Day is one of my favourite days of the year! Why? Because two decades ago I became a Canadian citizen on this very day. So, like many others, I am not only celebrating Canada’s birthday but also the anniversary … Continue reading

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A Bible-based approach to consciousness research

This week’s article is from Eric Nelson from Northern California. Eric Nelson’s columns on the link between consciousness and health appear weekly in a number of local and national online publications. He also serves as the media and legislative spokesperson … Continue reading

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Laughter’s tie to innate joy is truly medicinal

Have you had a good laugh lately? I mean a really good – deep, healing within – laugh? Years ago, I ran across a group practicing “laughter yoga” and found myself fascinated. As I watched, I couldn’t help but smile, … Continue reading

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Want a healthy body? Learn to listen

This week’s contribution to our blog is from Christian Science Committee on Publication Keith Wommack of Texas.  Admit it. You’re a lousy listener. Don’t fret. I used to be one, but I’ve been fine-tuning my skill, and you can too. … Continue reading

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Arianna Huffington on success and ‘the kingdom of heaven within’

This week we are sharing an article by Eric Nelson,  Committee on Publication for Northern California. This article was first published in Communities Digital News.  Standing in line to hear Arianna Huffington speak at San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall last month – one … Continue reading

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Insomnia and sleep fears – finding the peace that heals

Eight hours or four hours? Naps or not? What do we believe about sleep and how much we need? We all have personal experiences and opinions about it. And, millions of people suffer from sleep deprivation, leading many to seek … Continue reading

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Time for a little Ecotherapy?

The understanding that nature benefits our mental and physical health seems obvious. However, the outdoors is now being touted as a new therapy called “ecotherapy” – or restorative contact with nature. What scientists have been studying is what our mothers … Continue reading

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Building confidence defeats bullying

  Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 26 is now a worldwide movement The Pink Shirt campaign was developed in Nova Scotia in 2007 to raise awareness about bullying in our schools. The idea caught on, encouraging communities to find ways … Continue reading

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CBC radio interview – Christian Science and the Christian Science Monitor

Many people know about the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor. The story of Mary Baker Eddy and her writings is lesser known. Madonna Hamel from CBC British Columbia, interviews Kate Gibson Oswald who is a member of the … Continue reading

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Perspectives on a path to wellness

By Anna Bowness-Park “Do you want to know how to get well – even prevent disease? Then you need to look at disease differently.” Challenging words from family physician and healing consultant Dr. Nelie Johnson of Maple Ridge. In a … Continue reading

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