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 […]

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 […]

The Four Honorings: Dealing with Grief

February 26, 2016 purposelywell 0

You don’t get over grief. You learn to live with it, to become whole and strong while you carry it. Ken Druck, Ph.D., founder of The Jenna Druck Center in San Diego, is a renowned grief and resilience expert, speaker, organizational and family consultant, and award-winning author of several books […]

Manifesto For a Good Life

February 26, 2016 purposelywell 0

It would be wonderful if we could all live in the country in a stress free life, but reality is even in the country there are stresses and busy-ness. Creating a simple, good life is about your choices no matter where you live nor how noisy and busy the environment […]

The Rise Of Children’s Anxiety Issues Linked to Less Play

February 25, 2016 purposelywell 1

Life for a child has changed dramatically in just 2 generations. Free play hardly exists. What we knew as just childhood life has now become Free-range Parenting and subject to police and child services intervention. This change has also led to significantly higher numbers of children being labeled with mental […]

How Beliefs Become Reality-Part II

February 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

You reap what you sow. You become what you believe. As we saw in the last post, those who received the sham pills or acupuncture got exactly what they believed they would get. Their brain waves and proteins created a chemistry which communicated with their immune system through its cell membranes. […]

Plan For The Kids’ Holiday Meltdown

December 20, 2015 purposelywell 0

The excitement, stress, lack of routine, too many sweets, too many strangers, and everything else that goes with the holidays can cause kids and their parents to have a meltdown. Training our kids in some basic emotional first aid can really help. Childhood 101 with Christie Burnett, has some great […]

What Not to Say

December 5, 2015 purposelywell 0

When tragedy strikes our cultural training kicks in and we tend to give advice or religious and philosophical wisdom. Well, most of the time that doesn’t help. A lot of what we say actually isn’t helpful and isn’t true. Life is difficult and it isn’t because we “needed” to learn something […]

Anger Is Good For You

November 30, 2015 purposelywell 0

Anger has become the socially unacceptable emotion, especially for women. If you get angry you are accused of being unfeminine, of being unlikeable, and worse. In order to be liked and “respected” women tend to stuff their anger. It’s not a healthy way to live. So many set about a […]

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