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Welcome to Lifespark! We're a weekly well-being magazine that takes a science based approach to finding meaning in life.
THIS WEEK’S ISSUE:
Finding Meaning in Life
Why Is this Happening to Me? Making Meaning of Life Difficulties
3 min read We’re going to spend a lot of time talking about finding meaning in life. But the concept of “meaning in life” is not an easy one to get our arms around. The meaning we make of our
Which is Better: A Life of Happiness or a Life of Meaning?
3 min read. One of the most fundamental conflicts of human existence can be boiled down to two basic questions: If I am not for myself, then who am I? But if I am only for myself, what am I?
Take the Meaning-Making Quiz and See if You’ve Found Meaning in ...
1 min read Want to find out if you’ve made meaning of a stressful life event or experience? Complete this brief 6-item version of the Integration of Stressful Life Experiences Scale (ISLES). See article below to learn more. After a
You Are the Author of Your Own Life Story: 3 Ways of ‘Re-storyin...
4 min read Our brains are hardwired to construct and consume stories. In early childhood, we begin developing stories about ourselves — who we are, our likes and dislikes, our traits and values — all of which serve to create
The 7 Pillars of a Meaningful Life
1 min read What does it mean to live a meaningful life? Am I living a meaningful life simply because I say so? Is life meaningful only when I’m happy? Or is there more to it than that? Such matters
LAST WEEK’S ISSUE:
Pay Attention to Your Dreams: 5 Reasons Why Dreams Are Meaningful
The Meaning of Mindfulness: Take the Quiz and Find Out How Mindful You Are in Everyday Life
Unraveling the Mystery of Consciousness: What is It and Where Does It Live?
When Reality Has Been Stripped to the Bones: Understanding Sensory Deprivation Hallucination Experiences
Altered States of Consciousness: What the Study of Hallucinogens with Dying Patients Reveals about Finding Meaning in Life
NEXT WEEK’S ISSUE:
Mental Health Self Care Strategies
What is Good Sleep Hygiene? Get Personalized Recommendations on How to Stop Bad Sleeping Habits
What is the Relaxation Response? How to Destress Yourself with Deep Breathing Exercises
Learn How to Go to Your Happy Place with Guided Imagery Relaxation Techniques
Connect with Nature & Try Japanese Forest Bathing
Chronic Back Pain and Mental Health: The Best Exercises for a Sore Back
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