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February 13, 2015
Valentine’s Day puts love on the brain. Throughout the world, people dedicate the day to celebrating relationships. But we ought to be paying more attention to them, researchers say. Relationships are important to our health and wellbeing every day of the year – not just February 14th. “Healthy relationships enable us to be who we are,” says Mary Jo Kreitzer, Ph.D., RN, Director of the Center for Spirituality & Healing. “They nurture us and they help us grow. They help us become better people.”
May 16, 2014
Hospital patients recover faster when they can view nature. Working with plants can improve concentration, encourage relaxation, and improve self-esteem. Digging in rich, black soil just feels good. But why?
May 15, 2014
"Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. Meaning is something you build into your life." - John Gardner
October 2, 2013
In the world we live in, there seems to be a constant striving for perfection and this begins at a very young age.
December 13, 2012
Yesterday, Health Talk provided U of M students with some tips to keep their mind and body sound during finals week. Earlier this week, the Center for Spirituality & Healing partnered with the Magrath Library and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to provide students with some much needed stress relief during finals week by bringing in therapy animals including 21 dogs and Woodstock, a therapy chicken. This fun three-day event even garnered considerable media attention from the Minnesota Daily, WCCO-TV, KSTP-TV and the Twin Cities Daily Planet.

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