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resources for physical, mental and spiritual health gained through deliberate pursuit of a healthy lifestyle


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    A Biblical Perspective on Disease, Health, and Healing Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Healing occurs only in community, without community healing is incomplete. God gifted His Church with many gifts, including the gifts of healing. He appointed His Church to be Communities of Healing ministering physical, emotional, social, religious...

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    A health-education program for Seventh-day Adventists in Japan based on the dynamics of psychosomatic relationships Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Current interest in health caused by a recent increase in information on the intimate relationship between diseases and lifestyle presents a challenge to Seventh-day Adventists in Japan, who have been entrusted with the health-reform message....

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    A Theology of Health, Healing, and Wholeness Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beardsley states that "The Whole Life is a balanced, integrated life." She goes on to ask: "What would bring about greater balance and integration of the pieces of your life? What can you do in teaching your discipline to foster wholeness in...

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    A Wholeness Approach for the Adventist Health Message Tertiary-Lifelong
    Although the Adventist Health Message (AHM) is broad, often only certain aspects are shared. Learn to avoid this by reading Galvez’s article, which presents a “wholeness framework to the AHM promotion by pointing to the AHM foundation, purposes,...

  • Adolescent and School Health Grade 5-Tertiary
    CDC provides resources on adolescent and school health. Health topics include: alcohol and other drugs; asthma; crisis preparedness & response; food allergies; food safety; health disparities; infectious diseases; injury & violence; mental health;...

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    Adventist CHIP Online Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) - formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project - is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle...

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    Adventist Health Ministries Grade 7-Lifelong
    Learn more about Adventist health beliefs and lifestyle. Consider Christian perspectives on various health-related issues, find powerpoints to teach CELEBRATIONS...

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    Adventist Health Studies Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health Studies are long-term studies exploring the links between lifestyle, diet, and disease among Seventh-day Adventists. More than 96,000 church members from the U.S. and Canada are participating in the current study, AHS-2, conducted by...

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    Adventist Learning Community Announces Eight Health Courses Grade 7-Lifelong
    Living healthfully is core to the Adventist lifestyle. This article includes descriptions of the ALC’s new health courses, which cover a wide range of topics.

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    Adventists InStep For Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Adventists InStep for Life was created by the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to assist Adventist churches, schools and health care organizations in tackling the challenge of childhood obesity." Includes resources...

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    Alcohol and Health - Sorting Through The Myths, The Dangers, And The Facts Grade 6-Tertiary
    Are there benefits to drinking alcohol? This article provides studies and facts that are involved in the current debate about alcohol consumption.

  • American Horticultural Therapy Association Grade 1-Lifelong
    Website of the American Horticultural Therapy Association provides information about Horticultural Therapy

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    Attitudes of Filipino Women Towards Body Weight in Children Lifelong
    This study focuses on identifying what body weights Filipino mothers in Silang, Cavite, consider desirable in children, and what their attitudes are toward children being overweight. A qualitative research design was chosen to assess personal attitudes.

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    Biblical Perspectives on Health for the Contemporary World Lifelong
    "Perspectives on health from the Bible such as biblical anthropology and the laws of God, as a basis for health and disease dynamics, are receiving support from science. Biblical anthropology teaches that a human being is a whole person, with physical,...

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    Biblico-historical Foundations of Public Health - an Adventist Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Aia pinpoints "an existing gap in the teaching of history public health and to build a bridge between contemporary historical perspectives and biblical history of public health." This paper was presented at the 28th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Binge Drinking - A New College Epidemic Grade 12
    Alcohol and drug use is a common health problem on college and university campuses. Alan Handysides shares the statistics among college aged young adults, and what it means for the thousands of students attending Christian colleges and Adventist schools. Handysides...

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    Biochemical Research - An Indispensable Partner of Graduate Health Education Tertiary
    "Graduate health education is facing challenges for quality and global standards. The paper discusses the rationale and the strategies of how to face these challenges through instructional innovations and biomedical research. Conventional classroom instruction...

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    Caffeine - A Drug of Educational Concern Grade 5-Lifelong
    This article considers why Adventist youth are relaxing their attitude toward caffeine. A survey conducted by the Institute of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency at the 1984 Pan-American Youth Congress indicated that caffeine is not perceived as a dangerous drug....

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    Caffeine Consumption Among Students Attending Christian Schools in Australia and its Relationship to Classroom Behaviour and Academic Performance Grade 7-Grade 12
    "Caffeinated drinks have become increasingly popular among secondary students in Australia. A total of 949 students in years eight to eleven from 11 Christian schools completed a survey questioning their use of caffeinated drinks, their classroom...

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    CELEBRATIONS PowerPoint Presentations Grade 5-Lifelong
    "CELEBRATIONS® is an acronym for 12 healthful living principles: (1) choices, (2) exercise, (3) liquid, (4) environment, (5) belief, (6) rest, (7) air, (8) temperance, (9) integrity, (10) optimism, (11) nutrition, and (12) social support and services."...

  • Center for Disease Control & Prevention Preschool-Lifelong
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead US federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong...

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    Challenges to the Teaching of Public Health Education in Asia Tertiary
    "The twenty-first century will bring major changes in the Asian health scene. Globalization and communication technology, changing disease epidemiology, increasing population and environmental degradation, and changing demographics, with more urban population...

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    College Students’ Perception of Family Influence Impacting their Health and Lifestyle Tertiary
    The purpose of this cross-sectional, non-experimental study was to determine the level of influence college students perceived their families having on their health and lifestyle.

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    CREATION Health for Secondary Education Grade 9-Grade 12
    The presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will help you "become better acquainted with the CREATION Health Secondary Education resources and learn how best to implement these resources to create healthier campuses."

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    D.A.M.S. - Introduction to a Disruptive Aging Paradigm for Strengthening Longevity and Improving Quality of Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Starting with the gloomy picture of the aging process as penned by Solomon in Ecclesiastes 12, this theoretical paper challenges commonly held beliefs based on life expectancy tables that the last decade of a senior’s life is destined to be...

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    DARE Day! Implementing Evidence-Based Drug Education in an Adventist Educational Setting 0-2 years-Lifelong
    The D.A.R.E. program has been helping schools educate students since 1983 about drugs. This article focuses on some of the facts and on how we need to implement it in the Seventh-day Adventist school system.

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    Doris A. Mendoza - Dialogue with an Adventist Professor of Medicine in the Philippines Grade 11-Tertiary
    Dr. Mendoza is currently "helping to establish the first Adventist Medical College on the campus of Adventist University of the Philippines in Silang, Cavite. While serving this proposed institution as dean elect, she continues to work as a full-time...

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    Effects of Smoking Lesson Plan Grade 7-Grade 9
    Lesson plan providing students with an opportunity to: understand the effect of smoking on the body; gain skills necessary to access details from the Internet; and identify God’s health wish for us.

  • Focused Fitness Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site offers products, programs, and services to help you improve your school fitness goals. "The Five for Life Program, an articulate K-12 Health and Fitness program that links activity, exercise, health, fitness, fun, personal achievement, and a...

  • Globalization101.org Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Globalization101.org provides information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Our goal is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers."

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    Healing, Salvation and Evangelism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Gospel 'is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.' This change from death to life meaning and hope, value and future." Elder argues that "clinical care of people, by either discipline, should include evangelism-sharing...

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    Health & Nutrition Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells many books on the subject of health and nutrition including these titles: 60 Ways to Energize Your Life; A Woman's Walk With God; Control Your Weight; Counsels on Diet and Food; Drugs Close to Home; Dynamic Living; High Performance...

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    Health and Disease Trends in Low Income Economies - Can We Escape the Double Burden of Disease? Lifelong
    "Demographic transitions can explain public health phenomena and predict the types of health problems countries will experience. Developing countries are suffering from infectious diseases which kill a disproportionate number of children, but at the same...

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    Health and Temperance Mini Lesson Grade 2-Grade 12
    This health and temperance mini-lesson draws on eight health tips from the Spirit of Prophecy.

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    Health education in a sample of Adventist academies in North America Grade 8-Grade 12
    Ninety-three questionnaires were sent out to health-education teachers employed in Adventist academies in North America. Of those sent out, 38 (35.3%) were completed and returned. Consequently, with such a small sample, any generalizations made from the findings...

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    Healthy Body Journal Grade 3-Grade 6
    Use the Healthy Body Journal as a weekly assignment for a written component to their Physical Education grade. This self-reflection worksheet helps students think about what their goal is for the week and then monitor their progress. It allows for them to...

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    Healthy Kids Expo Unit Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This "service-learning unit includes resources that will teach your students about their own health and then use their knowledge to bless others. Students first complete a webquest on childhood obesity, and then go on to learn more about the importance...

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    Helping Children to Be Effective Partners in Their Own Health Care Preschool-Grade 12
    Martin notes that “this article outlines a practical framework for understanding what drives engagement in personal health and provides specific recommendations for helping children and teens to develop their skills in these areas.” The specific...

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    Helping Young People Resist At-Risk Behaviors Grade 9-Tertiary
    Recent research provides new insights on causes of at-risk behaviors and how to provide an environment that encourages and guides youth to channel their energy into productive outlets.

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    INFO Editorial: Abundant Living Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Graduate School Forum was held January 28-30, 2010 on the AIIAS campus, with the theme Abundant Living. Papers based on some of the major presentations from this 3-day conference are published in this issue of International Forum. Presenters...

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    INFO Editorial: Developing Workplace Intelligences - 2003 Lifelong
    Health is one of the fundamental needs of humanity. As we consider health issues, particularly in developing countries, we find them to be inextricably linked to educational and financial issues. This issue focuses on health issues. Education is a solution...

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    JAE Editorial: Health and Beauty - Learning to Be Human Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial reflects on what it takes to have a healthy body and a healthy mind, both important to educating the whole person. Articles in this issue include: Awakening Aesthetic Awareness

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    JAE Editorial: Substance Abuse - A Major Global Health Issue Tertiary
    An introduction to the special edition featuring recent research on substance abuse issues and their impact to Christian education globally. The following articles are included in this issue: Creating...

  • KidsHealth 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Short articles, questions and answers on parenting, including topics: general health, infections, emotions and behavior, growth and development, nutrition and fitness, pregnancy and newborns, medical problems, positive parenting, first aid and safety, doctors...

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    Laugh and Be Healthy Tertiary-Lifelong
    “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine” – Uffindell talks about the benefits of laughter and how the body’s immune system works.

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    Life 101 - Integrating Healthy Balance Into a University's Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author shares Loma Linda's three portfolio courses in personal and professional wholeness, that help students address 12 goals including academic and the skills, abilities, and characteristics needed by the idea healthy professional graduate (eg. ethics,...

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    Lifestyle the Best Medicine - Annual Appeal Supporting Research into Health and Wellbeing Lifelong
    "One of the world’s leading health and exercise scientists describes the power of 'low tech' for remedying problems created by 'high tech' as one of the most exciting medical discoveries of the past few decades."

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    Light for Living, Part 1: A Study of the Seventh-day Adventist Health Message Preschool-Grade 12
    This article provides an overview of the Adventist health message, the basis for the church's health message, scientific support for Spirit of Prophecy counsel on health, and benefits of following the eight true remedies for health and wellness. Part...

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    Light for Living, Part 2: Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle Preschool-Grade 12
    This article provides an overview of health principles to reduce the risk of disease, stress and burnout, the benefits of vegetarian and vegan diet, the relationship between and sources of specific vitamins and minerals, and factors contributing to the epidemic...

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    Lived Social Life Experiences of Female Elderly People Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Quality of life is now recognized as one of the new philosophies of health by the World Health Organization, especially among older people. Old age is a process that cannot be stopped but must be protected, promoted, and extended. As the aged population...

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    Looking Out for Number One - Helping Teachers Stay Healthy Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Through good nutrition, maintaining a desirable weight, and reducing cholesterol, teachers and administrators can enjoy good mental and physical health throughout the school year. Topics include: Find Out What's Going On Inside; Balance the Scales; Fight Communicable...

  • Media Literacy for Prevention, Critical Thinking and Self-Esteem Grade 6-Grade 12
    This site is developed by Dr Peter DeBenedittis who is dedicated to creating a cultural revolution around media. Using state-of-the-art multimedia deconstructions, Peter can educate, while entertaining, on the topics of tobacco prevention, underage and binge drinking, violence prevention, eating disorders, body image, parenting around media, and consumerism.

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    New Perspectives in Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The dramatic increase in so-called chronic or “lifestyle-related” diseases in most countries today has become one of the greatest threats to our health. These major lifestyle-related diseases share common risk factors such as smoking, lack...

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    Positive Health Choices - Adventist Perspectives on Drug Use Grade 10-Tertiary
    This short video connects faith and research perspectives on the impact of currently abused drugs on quality of life. Key facts raise awareness of prevalence of risk behaviors and alternate positive health choices.

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    Promoting Wholeness Programs in Health-related Graduate Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Buckles discusses the need for a co-curricular program that supports "responsible self-care behaviors" which will help reduce potential problems with professions that are begun during their graduate education. It is also hoped that the academic environment...

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    Proof Positive - How to Reliably Combat Disease and Achieve Optimal Health Through Nutrition and Lifestyle Grade 12-Lifelong
    "This 560-page book tells, in easy-to-understand language, how to fight disease and achieve optimal health through proper lifestyle and nutrition. Offers outstanding resource material and is packed with eye-catching visual aids." Helpful resource...

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    Safeliz - Lifestyle Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    A range of books on lifestyle, personal and spiritual development, including titles such as Enjoy It!, Less Stress!, Healthy Foods, Free from Drugs & Additions, Heart to Heart: the Art of Communication, To Adolescents and Parents, For Raising Your Child,...

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    School Health Program - Essential for Building a Healthy Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This paper deals with the importance of the most neglected program of the school, the school health program. The writer will help everybody get involved in educating young children to understand that there is a great correlation between health, learning...

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    Schools of Public Health and their Role in Development Tertiary
    "Schools of public health have an important role in leadership for their local community, but also for the broader society. They should train health workers, influence public policy, and do research, as well as collaborating with health workers in other...

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    Science, Religion and Healing - a Christian Philosophy of Wholeness Tertiary-Lifelong
    Edwards proposes "the broad contours of a Christian philosophy of holism. He seeks to present a conceptual framework for understanding the nature of health and of the healing ministry based upon the principles of harmony between science and Bible religion."...

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    Shalom as Wholeness - A Biblical Basis for Meeting Global Health Needs in the 21st Century Tertiary-Lifelong
    Do you wonder what role mental, spiritual or social wellbeing plays in overall health? Should these aspects be considered alongside physical concerns? Read this article proposing that "a biblical understanding of the Hebrew word shalom provides a basis...

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    Some Considerations in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Lifelong
    "This paper argues that the effectiveness of the approach used by the Seventh-day Adventist church to propagate its health message has been compromised by its failure to take full account of social determinants of health, and its apparent inability to...

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    Spirituality vs Religion - Implications for Healthcare Tertiary-Lifelong
    Testerman looks at answering questions such as: What is spirituality and how does it differ from religion? Can a person have one without the other? What is the role of religion and how does it relate to spirituality? What are the implications of these issues...

  • Stuart Brown says play is more than fun Preschool-Lifelong
    Brown tells us that play is vital to helping us develop learners strong to think and to act, learners who are masters and not slaves of circumstances, learners who possess breadth of mind, clearness of thought, and the courage of their convictions.

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    Taking Charge of Your Health Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The 'preventive lifestyle culture' places a certain responsibility on the individual for his or her life and health. No longer do we consider health as simply an absence of disease, or living longer. Vitality, optimal health, and wellness have very similar...

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    The Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Drugs Grade 9-Tertiary
    Mis-use of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by youth is a problem today. This article reviews key findings and provides key information for Adventist educators.

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    The Adventist Advantage Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beeson talks about the Bible being a manual for the proper care and treatment of our bodies. Health study examples are given comparing Adventists and non-Adventists.

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    The Fit Between Adventist Health Principles and Discoveries in Modern Biomedical Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Many of our beliefs and practices, especially as they relate to health, are rooted firmly in scientific principles, and some of these are now being discovered." Bailey-Penrod examines some of these beliefs and practices, and the scientific discoveries...

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    The Friendship Factor Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Stress is the definer of modern life. With or without reason, real or imagined, everyone--from children to elderly persons--seems to feel the impact of stress. How can one live a stress-free life? Is there a single factor that can lessen stress and increase...

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    The Healing Arts Tertiary-Lifelong
    Loma Linda University President Hart quotes an ancient Chinese proverb which says "Go to the people, live among them, learn from them, love them" in referring to the commitment Adventist health care must maintain. Hart shares three areas of concern...

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    The Influence of Culture and Access to Health Care Delivery as Predictors of Health Behaviors Among Malaysians of Different Cultural Backgrounds Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This cross-sectional study aimed at finding the influence of culture and delivery of health care as predictors of health behavior (such as diet, physical activity, sleeping and smoking) among Malaysians."

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    The Invictus Wellbeing Program - Cultural Architecture and Human Flourishing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about the mental fitness and resiliency course that uses Dr Martin Seligman’s PERMA model to help achieve the wellbeing mandate in the 2008 Melbourne Declaration.

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    The Need For Nature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article summarizes some of the benefits of spending time in nature, as educators with learners, as revealed in current research and the counsel of Ellen White.

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    The Smoking Gun - An Anti-Smoking Unit Grade 7-Grade 8
    This unit plan will help students to better understand the dangers of smoking, the benefits of abstaining and the tools needed to refuse peer pressure. Faith is integrated throughout the provided activities. Students must include God's call for...

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    Transtheoretical Model as Applied to Adventist Health Behavior Change among University Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sohn's purpose in this paper is "1) to introduce and adopt the Transtheoretical Model to change students’ Christ-like attitudes and actions such as, the Seventh-day Adventist Church natural remedies to promote health and to prevent disease; and...

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    Vibrant Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A magazine for healthful living. Includes features on health, stress, family life, kids, recipes, herbs, diet, exercise, sleep and more. Visit their website to order or read the online edition.

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    Your Health is in Your Hands Tertiary-Lifelong
    Want some tips on how to take better care of yourself? This article gives you 10 global risk factors to human health, what you can do to reduce or eliminate risks, and interventions to increase wellness in your life.