LiveWell®

Wellness and prevention information from the experts at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing


1 Comment

Live well, live happy: The role of relationships in happiness

By Mary Farrell, MS, PCC This is part two in a LiveWell blog series on happiness that launched in January with  “Live well, live happy.” Studying what makes us truly happy is a fairly recent endeavor. For decades, scientists studied … Continue reading


Leave a comment

Keeping it real: How to make lasting change

This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of the Livewell® Newsletterof the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing. If your New Year’s resolutions have already begun to wane, maybe it’s time to rethink your approach. Sometimes New Year’s resolutions are set … Continue reading


Leave a comment

Live well, live happy: how exercise increases happiness

By Mary Farrell, MS, PCC This is part five in a LiveWell blog series on happiness that launched with “Live well, live happy” in January. I am excited to share more great news about happiness. As noted previously, most happiness … Continue reading


Leave a comment

Busting menopause myths

Debra Bell, MD, of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing busts menopause myths and provides some tips for managing menopause symptoms using a holistic approach. Continue reading


Leave a comment

Live well, live happy: Tips for finding happiness amid hardship

By Mary Farrell, MS, PCC This is part four in a LiveWell blog series on happiness that launched with  “Live well, live happy” in January. Being happy can feel out of reach when life presents great struggles. Though this feeling is valid, research … Continue reading


6 Comments

Live well, live happy: How to live in the present

  By Mary Farrell, MS, PCC This is part three in a LiveWell blog series on happiness that launched with  “Live well, live happy” in January, followed by “Live well, live happy: The role of relationships in happiness” in March. What makes … Continue reading


1 Comment

How can measuring quality of life lead to better health?

By Jeffery Dusek, director of research, Penny George Institute for Health and Healing In medicine, we’re very focused on measurements – blood pressure, weight, cholesterol levels – values that are easily understood by the medical community. One thing that we … Continue reading


4 Comments

Accumulating stuff and letting go – reorganizing to relieve stress

By Chandler Yorkhall, BA, NCTMB, AOBTA, massage therapist, Penny George Institute for Health and Healing My wife and I consider ourselves to be thrifty folks who place a higher value on relationships and time spent together than on stuff.  Even so, … Continue reading


Leave a comment

What we tell ourselves, and others, matters to our well-being – Speak life!

By Mary Beshara, MSN, APRN Not a day goes by without me saying these words ― “Speak life!” What does that mean? To me, speaking life is an attitude of gratefulness and encouragement.  It is choosing words that will build … Continue reading


2 Comments

Tips for embracing winter wellness: Meditation

This article originally ran in the Healing Journal newsletter of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing. As the pace of daily life heats up during the holiday season and then seems to abruptly come to a halt, finding a sense of calm, … Continue reading