gratitude reduces stress

Gratitude Reduces Stress

April 17, 2018 Amandalee 0

I recently watched someone talk about the benefits of cultivating an attitude of gratitude. How being appreciative of things that you have makes you feel good, which lowers your stress and helps bring more good things into your life. I lost track of that video, and when I went searching […]

meditation doesn't have to be hard

Are You Making Meditation Hard?

March 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

I’ve heard it over and over. “Meditation is important to do” and “get a regular practice going”. I found it hard for so long, and still do find meditation hard some days. I was trying to over complicate it. I thought that I had to sit on a hard meditation […]

8 health consequences of feeling lonely

8 Health Consequences of Feeling Lonely

March 14, 2018 Amandalee 0

I’ve know for a while now that feeling negative emotions isn’t good for us, but I found this video on the 8 health consequences of feeling lonely to be very interesting. Did you know how much feeling negative emotions associated with loneliness affect us? This informative short video goes through […]

taking a brisk walk can increase your brain health

Can Walking Your Dog Increase Your Brain Health?

March 14, 2018 Amandalee 0

I’ve been making time to get my body moving on a regular basis. We tend to lead sedentary lifestyles these days, always sitting. At the computer at work, on the couch at home and in the car. I came across this article over on the Natural News website that said […]

qi gong morning routine for energy

Qi Gong Morning Routine for More Energy

March 5, 2018 Amandalee 0

I’ve been wanting to change up my morning routine, and also get back into Qi Gong. I used to practice Qi Gong years ago and it really helped me to feel more in my body as well as developing my abilities to sense energy. Surfing around on YouTube I found […]

What to do with all those Headlines!

January 31, 2017 purposelywell 2

The news and social media has been riddled with a deluge of negative stories, horrible events, scary thoughts, and tons of confusion! If you have a TV or a Facebook account, you have seen more than your fair share this week alone! And it’s only Tuesday! As a concerned natural […]

Are you familiar with the therapeutic effects of frankincense?

Frankincense Oil Benefits

August 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Frankincense is a substance derived from Botswellia sacara or Botswellia carterii tree’s resin. The tree itself grows within desolate, low-nutrient environments, making it impressively hearty. First used, as the name implies, as an incense, we’ve since found a plethora of other ways to make use of this amazing plant’s oils. […]

Depression seems to have epigenetic (trans-generational) causes, according to a new study.

Depression Has Genetic / Epigenetic Causes

August 2, 2016 purposelywell 0

Depression is a poorly understood and highly medicated disease effecting almost 7% of the population at one point in their life or another. Over the past handful of months, researchers have been churning out tons of novel research into the genetics of depression [1,3]. These studies, which have been verified […]

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 […]

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 […]

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