Tag Archives: Health

95 year old WW2 veteran prepares to run across the USA for the SECOND time!

You’re never too old, and it’s never too late! Prepare to be inspired by this heartwarming tale of one of our brave heroes from Word War 2 who is still staying physically active and still going after his dreams. You’ll have no excuses after watching this 🙂 In a good way.

Ha Ha Mantra With Gina Fendelman – Could It Help You Heal?

What an interesting way to deal with “serious” issues like disease, financial problems, etc. I couldn’t help laughing along as I watched this video. This takes not taking things too seriously to another level. It’s the first time I’ve heard of this method for groups with chronic illness, although this video is from 2009. Readers, […]

Laughter Yoga! Having Fun Staying Healthy And Stress-Free

This video is all about laughter! Vishwa Prakash is a significant leader in the world of Laughter Yoga—a powerful wellness tool to enhance both mental and physical health. Vishwa helped bring Laughter Yoga to the U.S. and currently serves as the head of the North American Laughter Yoga office. No yoga poses, yoga mats or […]

Community And Veterans Bike Together On The Road To Recovery

The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization which empowers and honors injured service members. One of their outreach activities includes the Solider Ride, where soldiers cycle together with adaptive bicycles for 25 or 50 miles over a 4 day bonding period with their community and fellow soldiers. With chapters all over the United States, HooplaHa […]

These Dogs are Transforming Lives

SoulPancake partnered with our friends at Milk-Bone® to honor the incredible relationship these four people have with their Canine Assistants service dogs. Milk-Bone® is celebrating 20 years of collaboration with Canine Assistants®, a nonprofit that helps to train and provide service dogs to people with disabilities or special needs. It’s truly remarkable the difference a service […]

Horseback Riding That Builds Leadership And Confidence In Individuals With Special Needs

Therapeutic horseback riding can make all the difference! A New Canaan, CT-based therapeutic riding program called New Canaan Mounted Troop, not only helps kids and adults build leadership, responsibility, and confidence through sound horsemanship, but it also enriches the lives of individuals with special needs through equine-assisted activities. Celebrating its 77th year, the 501(c)(3) non-profit […]

Body Builder With No Heart Pulse

The heart is obviously considered the most important organ. So when someone has a heart condition, the situation couldn’t be more serious. Great Big Story reports that Andrew Jones lost the function of his heart. Incredibly, doctors are able to sustain him completely with an artificial heart while he waits for a transplant. He is […]

Alive Inside

Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find […]

Did you know you can make fruit roll-ups with only 2 ingredients and a blender? It’s true! I’m so making these today!

It’s hard to find a kid who doesn’t love fruit roll ups and other fruity, chewy snacks. But most parents hesitate feeding their kids those snacks as they are packed full of high fructose corn syrup and other chemicals. Thankfully, parenting blog Whats Up Moms demonstrates a super easy recipe to make homemade fruit roll […]

This Heartwarming Video Will Make You Weep With Joy

You’ve probably already seen more than few videos featuring people who can hear or see for the first time thanks to modern technology and medicine. Those videos are a perfect reminder of what a wonderful time we live in! And this is one of those videos, but a bit more special. Andrea Diaz got her […]

Seniors Recover Memories Through The Power Of Music

“When most of our experiences are behind us, it is the gift of looking back, remembering how life was, connecting us to how life can still feel, as long as we have the music.” Watch this 11Alive piece on the power of music, and how it’s improving the lives of seniors at A.G. Rhodes.

This Unique Method Of Treating Dementia Is Simply Amazing!

Meet Veronica McKee, an 88 year young woman who suffers from alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia. Veronica often sees her adult grandchildren as kids or babies and in those moments she is such a caring and happy grandma. That’s what made her children and grandchildren to try a doll therapy, very unique way to help people […]

Blind Grandpa Finally Sees His Wife Of 45 Years. His Reaction? I Cried Like A Baby!!

Thanks to a bionic eye and the doctors at the Mayo Clinic, a 68-year-old Minnesota man was finally able to see his wife of 45 years for the first time in 10 years. The device was implanted in Allen Zderad, and it’s called the “Second Sight Argus II” retinal prosthesis system. The emotional moment was […]

You Won’t Believe What Simple Daily Routine Can Improve Your Love Life

Makeup is about more than looking good. According to a new study released today by Revlon and Fordham University, it also can improve relationships. The study reveals that performing a simple daily makeup ritual can enhance a woman’s openness to love and romance – who knew?

A Simple Reminder That Anything Is Possible

Jared was never a thin person, but it took him years to realize things got out of control. Just around his 40th birthday, carrying 500 lbs of himself, he realized it’s time to do something about his problem. He was sick and tired of his life and finally ready to do something about it. Now, after […]

8 Things You Can Do To Feel Better Right Now

We all have crazy and super busy lives. And there’s always that one thing we’ll do tomorrow – ourselves. Of course, with only 24 hours we have available each day that tomorrow never comes and with time we just forget how simple things can make us feel good. That’s why BuzzFeed created this list of 8 super simple things […]

This Perfect Mini Service Horse Helps Children With Rare Genetic Disorder In The Most Adorable Way!

Gwendolyn the miniature service horse made an introductory visit to her owner’s second grade class on October 22, 2015. Zaiden Beattie is one of several hundred kids in the United States living with Ataxia-telangiectasia, or A-T. It is a genetic disease that will eventually rob Beattie of balance and muscle control, and it will also […]

Horse Therapy Can Help Improve Quality Of Life For The Disabled

Riding a horse is a strenuous activity. The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) helps people with disabilities through horseback riding. For people with disabilities, especially those who can’t walk, riding a horse gives them independence while building their physical strength. Not only is it physically beneficial, but it also helps break mental and emotional barriers. Interacting […]

These people saw colors for the first time. Their reactions will leave you in tears.

This is truly amazing!! Around 300 million people in the world have some level of color-blindness. Many cannot see the difference between red and green. Some only see shades of grey. Valspar Paint wanted to bring color to the color blind, so they worked with scientist, ophthalmologists, and EnChroma to create special glasses that can […]