August 2, 2017 Amandalee 0

What does it look like to be an over-comer? To persevere? and how come some people are better at enduring hardships than others? It is true, we all know someone that has done a better job at handling unexpected turns in life than ourselves. So what are the secret traits […]


July 20, 2017 Amandalee 0

We all have shadow parts that need work, things we see in ourselves that we know need improvement. It could be an attitude adjustment, a flawed mindset that needs reprogramming, a heart shift, maybe it’s a circumstance that needs attention, or maybe it’s something deeper than that, something we despise […]

Being Grateful Can Make You Happy

May 25, 2016 Amandalee 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 Amandalee 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 Amandalee 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 Amandalee 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 […]

Part II- Decline of Play Upswing of Depression in Children

February 25, 2016 Amandalee 0

In our last post we discussed Peter Gray’s work on anxiety and depression in children and why play, the right kind of play matters. We continue with his work to look at how the learning environment and changes in parenting styles contribute to it. How Coercive Schooling Deprives Young People […]

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

February 25, 2016 Amandalee 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 Amandalee 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. […]