Spirit

8 Pathways to a Life of Meaning and Purpose

Throughout the ages of time, people have sought to discover the meaning and purpose of life. A wealth of research in Positive Psychology suggests that happiness and meaning are, essential elements of well-being.

Roy F. Baumeister, author of “Willpower” and “Meanings of Life,” noted, “Humans may resemble many other creatures in their striving for happiness, but the quest for meaning is a key part of what makes us human, and uniquely so.”

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Raising Kids That Succeed

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Season 1 Episode 9: Raising Kids That Succeed [Podcast]

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dr. Lynn Wicker is a certified speaker, trainer and success coach. Having devoted 30 years to teaching and leading in the public education arena, she brings a unique vantage point to what she likes to call her “adding value lifestyle.”

Lynn is an expert in the field of education, and Author of the book, Raising Kids That Succeed.” She also draws upon her personal story and insights gained through tragedy and triumph as a parent of twin sons born with severe cerebral palsy. Her personal journey, which drew heavily upon her strong faith has inspired and helped many parents to face some of life’s greatest challenges.

Lynn provides a new way for parents to see themselves, by first seeing themselves as individuals who can then have a greater impact on their children. Her passion and purpose in life is to inspire individuals to find their own successes in life and live purposeful lives.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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In this episode Dr. Lynn A. Wicker shares the following main ideas:

  • How her faith sustained her as she raised two children with severe cerebral palsy.
  • The steps for living an intentional life as an individual and as a parent.
  • How awareness and willingness are the keys to changing limitations to strengths.
  • How to build respect and trust as a parent by being authentic and transparent.
  • How to build legacy as a parent.
  • Why her morning routine is so important.

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Love & The Parable of the Woven Ficus Tree – A Valentine Special for Husbands & Wives

Parable: The Woven Ficus Tree Early in our marriage we purchased a small ficus tree for our living room. Having never owned one before, we thought it was a pretty special little tree. In looking at the trunk, it was evident that this was actually not one, but three ficus trees, woven together (like a braid) and growing … Read more

Struggle; Our Greatest Call to Courage

I love the wisdom of Brene Brown! She invites us to give ourselves permission to be vulnerable; permission to be human and then she gives us encouragement to rise strong! Life can throw tons of struggle at us! It’s nice to have Brene’s reminder that our struggles can truly be our greatest CALLs to COURAGE! Thanks, Brene!

If YOU’ve ever had a call to courage, through struggle, please feel free to share (in 1-3 sentences) the courage you gained through that struggle. You can share it on our PositivityLife Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/positivitylife.starr.

Or just share the memes. The world needs to know that there truly is PURPOSE and GROWTH in STRUGGLE!
Struggle our Greatest Call to Courage - Brown

 

Struggle - call to courage -BreneBrown

10 Positivity Tools for a Stress LESS Holiday

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, New Years or any other winter holidays, this season is appreciated by many as “the most wonderful time of the year!” To help you keep it that way, it’s important to set the intention to minimize holiday stress and accentuate joy. Following are 10 positivity tools to help you focus on making … Read more