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 a respectable body of research on happy-boosting practices. But all […]

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). When we are under stress the body sends out the […]