UCLA Study: Memory Loss Can Be Reversed

November 30, 2015 purposelywell 1

For years it was assumed at memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease was irreversible. This study, though a small size, only 10 people, but is very encouraging. Memory loss can be reversed. It involves a personalized, multi-faceted approach but it worked. The one note to remember is that the earlier the […]

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 […]

Go Hug A Tree For Your Health

November 29, 2015 purposelywell 0

Trees in the city are much more important they just making a street look pretty. How many trees does your block have?  In the older part of the city where I live, trees are being removed as they age. Thankfully, they are usually replaced promptly. After reviewing a database of public […]

Superfoods vs Super Diet

November 29, 2015 purposelywell 0

We hear about this “super food” and that “super food”, usually imported and expensive, that claims to have some particular nutrient or antioxidant that is amazing. Do we really need these super foods? Micaela Karlsen sums it up perfectly when she says, “focusing on any single nutrient or class of nutrients outside […]

Diet Soda Busted

November 29, 2015 purposelywell 1

Check out this major study and all the research on artificial sugars. Drinking diet soda pop is highly correlated with Metabolic Syndrome. The research on aspartame and other artificial sugars is overwhelming. Don’t drink diet anything and don’t use those little artificial sugar packets in your coffee. Even diabetics should not […]

Can You Be Grateful When You Don’t Feel Happy?

November 25, 2015 purposelywell 0

Since this is Thanksgiving in the US. it seems appropriate to look at giving thanks. I realize the holiday comes with a load of baggage that makes it difficult for many to celebrate. Aside from the historical roots, and the racial divides around it, the current day experience of it […]

How To Make Your Brain Happy

November 25, 2015 purposelywell 0

It really is possible to do things to make yourself happy. Many of us believe that happiness just happens. We think that if you don’t feel happy, then you are stuck until it passes. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create what he calls an upward spiral of happiness […]

Your Pain Shows What Your Heart Is Telling You

November 24, 2015 purposelywell 0

Have you ever wondered why one particular part of your body gives you pain when there is no obvious physical injury? There is a strong emotional connection to pain. Your body is trying to tell you something. If you knew what emotional task was associated with which part of the […]

An Organic Apple Juice A Day Keeps What A Way?

November 24, 2015 purposelywell 0

It turns out that the old adage an apple a day keeps the doctor away is really true. Provided of course that it is a fresh, organic apple.  This fascinating study shows that just drinking fresh apple juice helps with the negative moods of Alzheimer’s victims. Wow. And it helps […]

Vitamin Water: Healthy Or Hype?

November 22, 2015 purposelywell 0

With the move away from soda pop, to more juices and healthy drinks, most of the big companies are trying to cash in on consumer demands. CocaCola has brought out their Vitamin Water line and claims it is a health drink. A closer look is in order. Big food corporations […]

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