Author Archives: Joy Hinman

In an emergency do you respond or react

By Anna Bowness-Park Emergency preparedness kits and websites are important for disaster planning, and with the recent earthquake rumblings that some felt, discussion about what to do is back on the front burner. As important as these websites and kits … Continue reading

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Dont manage anger – get rid of it

Anger is not healthy! I’s destructive! In an already stressful situation anger adds to the tension. It’s unhealthy for the person who is angry and stresses  anyone  else around them. I remember a  time when I felt justified in my … Continue reading

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The gospel of forgiveness therapy

This week we are sharing an article by Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California. It features an interview with Dr. Fred Luskin, Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects.  Asked how he became the poster child for what he … Continue reading

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Mental Illness – Improvements can come from love and music rather than drugs

  By Joy Hinman Health is wholeness and vitality of mind, body and spirit. But when mental illness strikes, it can be a tremendous challenge for both patient and caregiver. Here is a story of a married couple, Marshall and … Continue reading

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Belief – its effect on health

By Joy Hinman What we believe matters! Our thoughts, convictions, beliefs have effects on the body. For example, the effect “stress“ has on us is  a hot topic in the news – including warnings and health tips to lessen or … Continue reading

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Season of light can bring health to minds and bodies

Joy Hinman Darkness comes early on cold winter nights here in Canada. We welcome light, and enjoy the multi-colored lights in homes and businesses — in preparation for Christmas. This is also the time of Hanukkah  which Jewish people celebrate … Continue reading

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Compassionate care and prayer for Seniors health and safety

By Joy Hinman The need for elderly people to receive the best of care is in the spotlight during National Seniors Safety Week in Canada – and elsewhere. Studies show that cuts to funding and staff limit the safety and … Continue reading

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A healthy workplace starts with mental health

By Joy Hinman Workplace safety is not just about keeping workers safe in potentially dangerous jobs, as important as that is. It begins and continues with mental health and ways to achieve it — for overall health — for employer, … Continue reading

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Preventing Suicide through awareness, support, spirituality

By Joy Hinman They speak out — telling of the need for love and understanding, not rejection and hopelessness. They tell their stories of the struggles of mental illness and suicide attempts – now resigned to a life-time of medication … Continue reading

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Does the weather control your mental health?

By Joy Hinman How’s the weather out there today?”  That’s almost always the first question when friends call me on the phone – even from just 60 km away!  It’s almost as if they’re concerned  about me – thinking  “How … Continue reading

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