Spirituality and technology may seem to mix like oil and water. However, technology offers us new ways to keep our faith accessible and in the forefront of our thoughts and to practice it in innovative ways.
Imagine a world where, when you awake, lights slowly come up to simulate dawn to prevent the winter blues. A device in your toilet measures your urine output and whether you've had a bowel movement.
We all envision our parents as the strong people who raised us. Mom fixed every booboo with a bandaid and a kiss. Dad helped keep our cars running.
However, we all must face the thought of our parents growing older. As their offspring, our duty is to help them be as healthy and happy as possible and, when the time comes, follow their wishes for end-of-life care.
Numerous scientific studies have shown that people who are more highly educated live longer. According to a study about the U.S. population, which was published in “Social Science Research”:
There’s nothing a cup of hot tea can’t fix.
That saying is echoed by a Chinese proverb, which states, “Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.”
After you learn about the benefits of hot tea, you’re sure to agree.
As we age, we become more and more concerned about lapses in memory. The older we get, the more likely we are to experience decreased cognition, decreased memory, and increased confusion.
Body and mind health have been inextricably linked for centuries. Until the 1800s, most doctors believed emotions cause disease and would prescribe visits to spas and other relaxing places to encourage patients to get better. Now, doctors acknowledge that your mind affects your physical health.
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