Weekends bring choices most of us, excluding those who are retired or work weekends, don’t get other days of the week. Sleeping in, participating in a sporting event, mowing the yard, meeting with friends at the local café, jogging with the dog, are some of the options.
Most of us have long realized that how we spend our time can make a difference in our happiness and physical health. Increasingly, studies show that going to a place of worship is a good choice to put in the mix.
Those who go to church weekly are 43% happier than those who don’t and 48% of people who rated their health as “excellent” described themselves as “very happy,” according to studies by the Pew Research Center.
Dr. Jeff Levin in his book, God, Faith and Health: Exploring the Spiritutality Healing Connection examines the beneficial principles of the effects of public religion on health through theosomatic medicine. Theosomatic…what’s that?Continue Reading