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  • Struggling to sleep
    Tips for a better sleep
    Sleep is important - it's a required function for us as humans to perform, excel and even to survive. It helps our bodies to heal and our minds to stay sharp and allows us a chance to unwind. Yet it requires time, and many Americans don't...
  • Are you feeling exhausted?
    Feeling overwhelmed, weary, and burdened?
    Employers seek the best and the brightest to work for their companies, right? You see it all the time. Just look at the job descriptions online and you will discover this truth.The problem is, many people are not qualified for the higher paying...
  • Time to rest
    Need a break from January?
    It’s back to the January drudge for most of the greater Cincinnati area. The Holiday season is past and the New Year has started to lose its luster. Cincinnatians are looking, again, for ways to add some “spice” to life. Honestly...
  • New research shows why cats sleep so much
    New research helps explain why cats sleep so much
    Have you ever looked at your obscenely-comfy cat, and wondered how he can possibly sleep so much? We wish we could sleep that much, and that comfortably, and we've never known just how cats do it. Now, some new research may explain that, by...
  • Fixing America - a nation in need of some rest
    Fixing America - a nation in need of some rest
    Jesus encouraged us to abide in him (John 15:1-8). Rest is a dirty word among those who have inherited the Puritan work ethic. Yet, rest was incorporated into the design of the original creation. God took the seventh day and rested, not because he...
  • Give It a Rest - A Devotion
    You Need to Give It a Rest - A Devotion
    Matthew 11:27-29 (NLT)“My Father has entrusted everything to me. No one truly knows the Son except the Father, and no one truly knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” Then Jesus said, &ldquo...
  • Viewing a human brain
    Learning may be improved by mental rest and reflection
    People are often advised to get adequate rest to stay healthy. The University of Texas at Austin reported on Oct. 20, 2014 that a new study shows mental rest and reflection also boosts learning. This study has shown that brain mechanisms which are...
  • overtraining- when is it too much?
    At what point does over training occur?
    There is much debate when it comes to the idea of over training, and all sides have a good argument. While some say you can work out six to seven days a week, others swear that the body needs at least two solid days to recover. So at what point...
  • What it means 'to rest' from a Christian perspective
    What it means 'to rest' from a Christian perspective
    According to Hebrews 4:9, "There remains, then a Sabbath rest for the people of God." You might think you know what it means to rest. If you think to rest means to sit or lie down, you are not right. If you think to rest means to sleep,...
  • Place Called Hope - A Devotion
    Place Called Hope
    Psalm 91:1-2 (NLT)Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the LORD: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him.Being back in Hope Lodge is so...
  • Matthew 11:29-30
    Day 28 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Matthew 11:28-30
    Scripture Reading: Matthew 11:28-30"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke...
  • Find Rest
    Jesus, even in high demand, rested
    Imagine a situation with me. If you felt called by God to walk into a cancer ward and to pray for an individual and image that God healed that person. Immediately. The newly healed person felt healed and there was absolutely no sign of the cancer...
  • Get out of your head
    Get Out of Your Head
    20I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. 21Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: 22Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. Lamentations 3:20-22Have you ever been so...
  • Rest and Recovery - You have EARNED IT
    Rest and Recovery - give your body time to heal
    Rest and recovery. One of the most import aspects of any workout program. Rest and recovery is also one of the most underused and overlooked parts of physical conditioning. All to often, people over look their day of rest and try to schedule in a...
  • Cultivate and inspire
    Cultivate and inspire
    On day 18 of the Deepak & Oprah Meditation the centering thought was titled, I play. I create. I succeed. Deepak shared, “Rest and play are not luxuries, it is part of our destiny to simply be. It is becoming more understood that play,...