The purpose-driven life is arguably the most fulfilling life, but new research suggests it may also be a longer one. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 7,000 people, all age 50 and older, who were part of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a national observational study that included a “life-purpose” questionnaire. Questions ranked how strongly theContinue Reading

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11890985 “When I got up in the mornings, the first thing I did was always go scrub my body,” he said. And when he ran away, or tried to raise the alarm, nobody listened. Instead, like thousands of others, he was handed back to the predators. It is an experienceContinue Reading

Disabled students’ post-school transition lacking – advocate https://t.co/hZMjtZugMg via @radionz #InclusionMatters — NZ Human Rights (@NZHumanRights) February 27, 2017 He said the current system made it hard to prepare disabled students for independent living. Support for disabled students preparing to leave school should be better co-ordinated. “There’s no clear pathway,Continue Reading

A storm is on the horizon. You can drown in it or you can adjust your sails. I https://t.co/8UJNeFGLqu #depression pic.twitter.com/ESDkU754XV — Carrie (@_carrienet_) October 22, 2015

We can spend so much time stuck in our heads interpreting the world, that rarely do we actually experience it as it really is. #mindfulness — Everyday Mindfulness (@mindfuleveryday) October 25, 2014 Because mindfulness is normal; it is not something special, limited to Buddhists, mystics, academics or psychologists. This is aContinue Reading