Do You Want Success? Successful People Strive to Help Others

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Story: How can we help others? During the depression, one community in North America was having a particularly difficult time. How were they going to feed their families? Where would their next meal come from? How would they survive? The bartering system is a great way to reach out and help. Consider the . . . → Read More: Do You Want Success? Successful People Strive to Help Others

Building a Life of Purpose

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Story: The Pig and the Panther: How the Panther saw his purpose.

The pig set about one morning to search for food. As he ventured forth, the panther began to follow him. Intending at first to eat him, he continued to stalk. Then he noticed what the pig was doing. He saw the . . . → Read More: Building a Life of Purpose

Depression and Obesity

Depression and obesity

Is there a link between depression and obesity?

 

Depression and weight issues can go hand in hand. I gained weight in my teens, blossoming to a full two hundred pounds. When I was in my forties, I became anorexic and shrank to ninety five pounds. This is what the experts say.

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What Can We learn From Our Children?

Lessons Learned From Children

 

Does depression or anxiety or psychosis exist in preschool children? Some mental health professionals say that the most serious mental illnesses do not appear until the teen years. Certainly depression and anxiety may persist in adults as they ponder whether or not their children are safe in today’s world after . . . → Read More: Lessons Learned From Children

Building Good Mental Health With Unconditional Love

Mental Health

Mental health has become a hot issue lately.

What can we do to build good mental health? Will unconditional love help?

What can be done to offset the development of depression, anxiety, and psychosis in our families and our communities?

What does it mean to be unconditionally loving? My definition is the . . . → Read More: Building Good Mental Health With Unconditional Love

Grandparents: God's Gifts to Children

Grandparents:

Grandparents are an important part of the extended family.

People watching is a favorite activity of mine. Doing my Christmas shopping at Kirkwood Missouri’s Target gave me the perfect opportunity to do this. A “sociological” study of parents vs. grandparents became a topic of interest.

Parents typically looked stressed and preoccupied while looking . . . → Read More: Grandparents: God’s Gifts to Children

Does Fulfillment Reverse Depression?

Does fulfillment offset the development of depression, anxiety, and psychosis?

What constitutes fulfillment in life? How does fulfillment reverse depression?

Joy comes at the end of the day when we know quality time has been spent on building fulfillment and connection with self, family, and community. So what can be done to bring a smile . . . → Read More: Does Fulfillment Reverse Depression? Can It?

Preschool Life Lessons

Preschool life lessons

 

 

Mondays are my preschool days. I teach music to three darling three year olds. Observing these wonderful children is such an education and a joy. We adults can learn a lot from young children. They teach us to live in trust, to live in fait and, to live in the . . . → Read More: Preschool Life Lessons

Are You Sekking a Fulfilling Life?

Building A Life Of Fulfillment And Joy

As Scott Peck said, ” life is difficult.” But at the end of the day, what we really seek is a life that is replete with fulfillment.

Joy comes at the end of the day when we know quality time has been spent on building fulfillment and connection . . . → Read More: Building A Life Of Fulfillment: Building A Life Of Joy

Ten Natural Remedies for Ten Health Situations

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This article contains ten natural remedies.

Depression may have many precipitants. Perhaps unrelenting stress is a factor. We all have a flight fright mechanism that goes into play when life presents an overload of challenges. The adrenals put out extra cortisone to enable us to meet the demands of work, school, or family life. . . . → Read More: Ten Natural Remedies For Ten Health Situations