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Are you aging, do you have a chronic illness, or do you want to prevent disease? My name is Verla. I am a happily aging 65 year old with a chronic disease (Systemic Lupus) and an RN with a Master's in Health Science. Here in these blog posts, I share with you new science and the ways I use this science to make me happier, healthier, feel younger, and richer! These science backed ways are always free, easy, and fun ...just not well known outside of the science/research community. So come along. Let's feel good, and even awesome together -- starting now.

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My Chronic Disease Confessions

My Chronic Disease Confessions

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  A Chronic Voice blog site has monthly get togethers for anyone with a chronic illness. Each month there are writing prompts. This is my first stab at the exercise. For September our prompts are: Reconnecting, Confessing, Romanticizing, Relaxing,and Sharing. These are my responses.  This September I am Reconnecting with why I started to blog in […]

Outside Awe (City or Country)

Outside Awe (City or Country)

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  Researchers at University of Berkley studied “Awe” in response to nature. Five studies combined showed that awe, “an emotional response to something that transcends our frame of reference” has immediate health benefits. Awe makes us feel more generous, more humble, happier and healthier. Awe also sharpens our thinking.   The same researchers also say that to […]

Green Exercise: Your Dog is Your Unique Outside Habit Co-Creator

Green Exercise: Your Dog is Your Unique Outside Habit Co-Creator

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Although walking outside close to trees (green exercise) in general is known to lift your mood, walking for dog owners is even more fun.  These “significant others” provide even more outside health benefits for owners. A research team of epidemiologists, vets, and psychologists at University of Liverpool UK, show us that the dog walk makes […]

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