By Paul Batz
At age 49 Paul Batz attended the funeral of a friend --- also 49. His friend, overweight, rejected the thought that he “had to” workout. Though Paul doesn’t always find exercise to be enjoyable, he’s learning that he “gets to” workout. “Have to” – “Get to”, there is an attitude difference. And, it makes all the difference in the world.
By Noel Frias

What would you do if you got the bad news that you have HIV? What do you do when you realize you’re not living up to your expectations or in the full potential of God’s grace? Discover how Noel Frias learned to rely on God to turn his tragedy into an opportunity to be the life of Christ to others.

By Corey Little
Like riding a bike, moving forward in life requires momentum from God to achieve balance. We’re not created to live in the extremes. When you’re not moving in God’s plan you risk falling and getting hurt. To achieve balance physically and spiritually there are a few simple rules to follow. Learn how to stop doing everything and focus on what matters most.
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By Brenda Wise-Arnold and Dr. David Martin
Eat chocolate and lose weight. Not quite what you expect right? OK well today’s tie-me-over-to-lunch chocolate candy bar has evolved --- a lot, and not in a good way. But the closer you can get to that original God-designed natural cacao bean the healthier it is. Get a good daily dose of antioxidants – the tasty way!
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
Get ready to meet Liz, Nadia, Greg, Michael, Ada and Dawn. These six people each have a story to share about how they are overcoming depression. According to Dr. Scott Morris, founder of the Church Health Center in Memphis, “Living healthy doesn’t just mean that you see the doctor regularly.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
Liz was exercising, losing excessive weight and enjoying life. However, she experienced some major setbacks that didn’t have much to do with her exercise or nutrition. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
An online companion to 40 Days To Better Living – DEPRESSION
For years Nadia had a persistent feeling that something was wrong. Ever since childhood she tried to make big changes in her life to make things better. She discovered that small changes made a difference in her overall mood. This is one of six stories and includes discussion questions and links.
By Nancy Metheny
How you survive breast cancer depends on a lot of things. For Nancy Metheny developing a full treatment plan included exercise and support from her faith community. Today the legacy of her cancer experience has both negatives and positives. She deals with the negative by choosing to focus on the positive. What do you have in your pocket? You can watch a short video of her telling her story.
By Shiloe Steinmetz
Have you ever prayed, “Dear God, I just need more time!” Well, while you can’t get any more minutes or hours in a day for you and your family you can transform your schedule and make it healthier. It is time to get balance and build time-wellness with this 4-point strategy to gain STRONG TIME.


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