Category Archives: Health benefits

Social Capital relates to civic engagement

Loyalty in Volunteering

Ronald Reagan

Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan generated loyalty in politics that was unheard of at the time. A former actor, he was best known as the great communicator! When he died, the outpouring of loyal leaders as well as citizens was amazing. Keep in mind that the torch bearer for the original conservative movement in the […]

Empowered Volunteers Pillars of Health Wisdom 2


In the first Pillars of Health Wisdom post we reviewed stress, how to combat it in real life and then we showed how some sources of data and research gave us insight into how to deal with our busy lives for a healthier and longer life expectancy. We also encountered the new word, positivity and […]

Empowered Volunteers Pillars of Health Wisdom

Using tape to check body fat health

Stress moderation is at the top of the pillars of health care wisdom for the empowered volunteer. You can actually die from stress related effects. When volunteers think of how to work their time around volunteer projects they don’t automatically think of stress. Their passion for the volunteer group or the charity supported by the […]

To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.

Group with the Optimist Creed

This sentence is found on the second line of the Optimists Creed. The Optimists are a group of individuals who promote children’s or youth activities in the community where the group meets. Properly called Optimists International, they are focused on helping kids in communities. Their site is,¬† I have the Optimists Creed on the wall […]

Why Empowered Volunteers need face to face time

The game of kings before, but for everyone today!

  In this post we will examine why face to face time is beneficial and superior to interactions that are conducted through other mediums, like chat rooms or other social media. Barbara L. Fredrickson, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has written a new book about love. In it […]