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Podcast: Why Are We So Lonely? “Connection” at the Cost of...

Do the “communities” we find ourselves a part of represent the type of relationships that are necessary for our biological, social, civic, and spiritual...

The Mystery and Power of the Creative Arts

Perhaps most of your experience with the creative arts stems from when you were younger, whether that was learning to play the piano after school,...
Joy Evans Peterson

Appreciation and Marriage: A Conversation with Joy Evans Peterson

Joy Evans Peterson (60) teaches couples how to use gratitude to strengthen their relationships.

Gratitude that Costs

It is abundantly clear that gratitude is more than just the set of good feelings.
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What Good is Gratitude? The Role of Thanksgiving in Personal Development

Without effort, feelings of gratitude are often fleeting, passing as quickly as they come.
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Bringing Back Play: What the Loss of Play Means for Our...

In her online Washington Post article “The Decline of Play in Preschoolers — and the Rise in Sensory Issues,” pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom...
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Outreach Clinic at Wesley Co-Op | PLNU Nursing

PLNU nursing students put their education into practice by serving the community.
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Talking Point: Q&A with Brandon Sawyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Brandon Sawyer, assistant professor of biology and kinesiology, has been on faculty at PLNU since 2013. We sat down with him to find out...

Changing the Game on Physical Education

George Velarde (94) recalled his first draw into the world of physical education. “I was a cross-country runner in high school, and I remember watching...

Festival of Health

Senior Yessenia Soto-Rosselle has served at PLNU’s annual Festival of Health for the past three years. This free, community event is sponsored by the...

How to Form Healthy Habits that Last

Trying out the latest fitness trends? Easy! Sticking to them? That’s the tough part. Whether you’re just beginning or well on your way toward...
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The Courage to Listen Well

You’re hiking along a shallow stream, green foliage to your left and right, sharp stones pressing through the soles of your boots. You spot...