New book combines faith and science to prove health benefits of mindfulness

Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body, and Soul by Anne Kertz Kernion

Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body, and Soul by Anne Kertz Kernion

CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Despite the notion that science and spirituality are mutually exclusive, studies have actually shown that spiritual habits affect our cells in our DNA and our brains. Determined to show the connection between spiritual practices and our health and well-being, engineer, educator, and yoga instructor, Anne Kertz Kernion is releasing Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for the Mind, Body, and Soul.

Spiritual Practices for the Brain offers mindfulness techniques, backed by scientific study and traditional Christian faith, to help lower stress, strengthen your spirituality, and ultimately live a happier, longer life. By combining her background in neuroscience, positive psychology, and Christianity, Kertz Kernion aims to show the benefits of mindfulness practices for all people.

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Faith In Medicine

“Does Medicine Deserve Your Faith?”

This is a question asked by Robert Morley in the Philadelphia Trumpet. * He says that with the health care options we have today, the health care community believes people are living longer, healthier lives. But maybe you are wondering if this is true, because people are being medicated for almost every condition you can think of. As conditions are identified, the drug companies develop a drug, and salesmen leave samples in doctor’s offices for patients to try.

“Americans pay an estimated 2 ½ times more per person than in the country with the next-most-expensive health care.”** Also, our life expectancy in the United States is lower than in countries in Western Europe.

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