Are you watching out for your mental health?

April 22, 2016 purposelywell 2

Making time for your mental health may be difficult. Fatigue and stress set in, work takes over, and you’re oftentimes unable to spend the time you need to recover. However, making a mindful and intelligent effort, you can meet these needs. This article from the Winnipeg Free Press [1], has […]

Mastering Your Body with Biofeedback

March 28, 2016 purposelywell 0

  Anxiety, asthma, depression, and many other disorders have a large unconscious component to them. Heart-rate, muscle tension and many painful or lethal factors play into them and cause numerous complications. Thankfully, the technology of biofeedback has began to unravel ways to consciously guard against these things. What is Biofeedback? […]

Help For Anxious Kids

March 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

If you have an anxious child, teaching them some coping skills is great but parent’s need coping skills and strategies too. Renee Jain, MAPP from Psych Central gives us some very useful approaches to try. Different children will respond to different ones so try a variety of them. Anxiety is a shield […]

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 […]

Are You A Turtle Head? Check Your Posture.

October 13, 2015 purposelywell 0

A fascinating study was done recently that tested head posture with anxiety, which of course correlates with breathing. They wanted to find out if where you carry your head affects how you feel and vice-a-verse. Sure enough it does matter. They tested groups with training to control your emotions or training […]

Music Changes Us

October 2, 2015 purposelywell 0

Music plays many roles in our lives. It is proven to lower blood pressure, release pain, relieve anxiety and depression and uplift the spirit. There has been a lot of controversy over what kind of music works best. Turns out it doesn’t matter as long as it causes the listener […]