Just like Voldemort (yes I’m a Harry Potter fan) who separated his soul into 7 parts, you see all your possessions, all your family’s possessions as a reflection of who you are.
Do your friends get on your nerves? Research shows that friendships have a bigger impact on your quality of life than your realize. Companionship provided by friends can ward off depression, boost self-esteem and provide support. Research has shown the health benefits of social support. In 1989, David Spiegel, MD, a professor of psychiatry at [...]
Do you ever feel invisible, ignored, and voiceless? Yes, you are an intricate part of daily life in your household as the one who: buys the groceries, makes the lunches, schedules doctor appointments, and drives the car pool. You do all those things, and much more, not because it is your grand passion to spend [...]
Yes, the hippocampus, that area of the brain responsible for happiness and memories. You really should know how to feed and nurture it to help boost your mood in down times. According a Harris Poll, only 1 in 3 American are very happy. Research has shown that people who are happy have healthier hearts, lower [...]
I lay on the floor as my cpm (continuous passive motion) machine moves my knee after my anterior cruciate ligament repair. I’m drugged up with pain medicine so the motion doesn’t hurt as much. It gives me plenty of time to reflect on where my life is or isn’t taking me. I’m disgusted, angry, sad, [...]
Do you seek out happiness or do you just assume it will appear in your life the way rain drops down from the sky? The Secret society of Happy People established “Admit You’re Happy Day” in 1999. Their mission is to spread the joy of being happy and to persuade people to look on the [...]
Would you like to spend less time to get more done? A growing body of multidisciplinary research shows that the way to boost productivity, job performance and health is to not work more hours…but to increase your energy. How is this accomplished? Strategic renewal…tactical, calculated, premeditated, intentional, deliberate and planned renewal. In other words: take [...]