Month: April 2011

Happiness 101

Imagine if the human potential movement of the 60’s gave birth to a love child. Fast forward 30 years and you have the happiness movement.  In the late 1990’s, psychologist Martin Seligmen researched optimal moods and positive character traits. Following his lead a new generation of psychologists, neuroscientists, even economists began building […]

If I Had My Child To Raise Over Again

If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first and the house later. I’d finger paint more and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch and watch with […]

Spring Cleaning, II

In a previous post (“Spring Cleaning”) we talked about the benefits of temporarily eliminating congesting foods from the diet. This is important on many levels regarding health, well-being and preventative medicine. From the standpoint of mental health, the stronger the house (body) the stronger the foundation (constitution). […]