Reflexology is an easy way to help yourself at home!

Reflexology: Benefits and How-To

August 8, 2016 purposelywell 0

Reflexology is a cousin to acupuncture and acupressure in that it relies on specific pressures on parts of one’s body in order to manage a symptom. This wonderful article, courtesy of Top 10 Home Remedies has more on the topic: Reflexology is an alternative medicine technique based on the belief […]

Meditation and Childhood ADHD

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s no secret that meditation has a plethora of benefits to offer. From reducing depression, to improving the quality of one’s sleep [1], it’s already established to be a fantastic solution to emotionally based problems. Now, according to an experiment’s protocol published on BMC Psychology’s website [2], it seems Dutch […]

Fighting Alzheimer’s With… Cannabis?

July 6, 2016 purposelywell 0

Cannabis may be focal in future treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new data released by the Salk Institute[1]. Alzheimer’s disease is a terrifying disease and one of the most common forms of dementia, accounting for about 50 to 70% of all cases[2]. Early symptoms revolve around difficulty handling new […]

Rosemary: Helping Your Health

June 20, 2016 purposelywell 0

Rosemary is a versatile herb that we’ve previously written about. Being used within bug repellants and perfumes, lamb dishes and medicine, it’s always worth learning more about [1]. Natural News has a wonderful article [2] on some of its uses: 1. Keeps Food-Borne Illness Away We’ve all heard stories about […]

Portugal: Winning the War on Addiction

June 10, 2016 purposelywell 0

Drug addiction is a major problem worldwide, effecting at least 15.3 million people [1], ruining their lives and causing untold physical complications. Because of the toll such things can take on society, western governments adopted the paradigm of the war on drugs — locking up the users, seeking out the […]

Yoga Helps Protect Cognitive Function

June 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

A 3-month yoga and meditation course may improve cognitive function, according to a study [1] published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease last month. According to this [2] article from Medical News Today, it seemingly combats mild cognitive impairment by assisting the brain in producing more BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor). […]

Being Grateful Can Make You Happy

May 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s very common to feel like being grateful is difficult when you’re unhappy. However, research shows that simply practicing gratitude (even if you don’t feel like it) may actually make you happier. Give thanks, be grateful and happiness will come with it. Arthur C Brooks’ article for the New York […]

Magic Mushrooms; Help for Depression?

May 21, 2016 purposelywell 0

According to new research published in The Lancet [1], “magic mushrooms” may be helpful in combating depression. Though the study was a small one (only containing twelve individuals, without a control group), the researchers found their results to be astonishing enough to publish regardless. “This is the first time that […]

Self-Help With Energy Healing

May 15, 2016 purposelywell 1

Helping one’s self with energy healing shouldn’t have to be a difficult task. Sadly, with the myriad of opinions, theories and methods, it can be daunting to begin. The best advice in this respect is that your body will tell you what’s right for you, and experimenting with the intent of […]

Crystal Healing – How does it work?

May 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

Healing crystals have been in use for approximately 5000 years, with some sources claiming it to be closer to 30000 years old [1]. They’re used for a variety of things, from repelling negativity and cultivating calmness, to bringing joy and stimulating intuition [2]. The modern resurgence of popularity surrounding them […]

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