Our beliefs often have a direct impact on our health.
Here at Patheos many of our writers explore this connection and reflect on its significance. Following is a selection of our newest stories in concert with a curated selection of some of the most popular posts about health, wellness, and medicine.
Most Recent Stories
Maybe instead of demonizing sexuality, we should be worrying about other things right now.
I'm now sitting on the couch and I'm not sure I can move. Will I do it again?
Got syphilis? If you've taken a college course with me, you probably learned far more than you wanted to about this STI.
Jesus was NOT dispensing with kosher here, he was NOT signalling a break from first-century Judaism or the Law of Moses, and he was NOT starting a new religion.
Gregory Eran Gronbacher
My guess is that most converts–like most Jews–will opt to put kosher concerns aside. The vast majority of Jews do not keep kosher, or not strictly in any sense.
Touted as a panacea, mindfulness has been advocated as mental hygiene, one of the newest health fads.
With careful planning, states dominated by evangelical Christians can probably make life totally miserable for anyone who doesn't conform to their religious beliefs.
Especially powerful if you practice while the sun is rising or setting each day!
It's not like Zika virus impacts pregnant women or anything like that, right? Oh, wait...
This is the most significant abortion-rights ruling in years, and religious leaders, politicians, and the rest of the elite media/activist class are fired up about it.
Most Popular Stories
The church's main contribution to sexuality issues is "don't." That's it. Just one word.
We say we want to fight abortion, but what we wind up doing is fighting the Church on the death penalty, unjust war, torture, gun violence, the living wage, refugees, and the environment.
What Dr. Kalb is doing by telling parents they don't need to vaccinate their children is a hazard to everyone in the area.
Is having an open, honest conversation about sex while still setting values or expectations possible?
A new study finds that schools with condom distribution programs in the 1990s seem to have actually increased the rate of teenage pregnancies.
To get the most out of our time in nature we have to learn to connect fully to its healing powers.
Spiritual Naturalist Society
To help you better understand Vipassana meditation, I would like to share a few definitions of what Vipassana is.
With this election cycle, I can only hope that the movement has hit bottom.