Tag Archives: Barbara L. Fredrickson

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 […]

Empowered volunteer wisdom for membership building

7 pillars of wisdom

  Empowered volunteers are by nature caring and empathetic. For this reason they will find themselves as they hand out business cards and encountering people who are not happy, they need to fall back on the empowered volunteer wisdom. They may have many of life’s hard issues on their plate and they may be emotionally […]

What is their passion (2nd post)?

Moses, tradition says he volunteered to meet God

With over 40 comments on this initial post on passion, and several directly requesting more information on the topic, I will elaborate on “passion” as it relates to the empowered volunteer and volunteer groups and the data or science supporting why it works and how it helps all involved, health wise. One of many scientists […]

Networking as if your life depended on it!

Answers to comments

  Do you have a network you can count on if the chips go against you, making you a minnow or a whale as the saying goes? What about baling you out of jail because some lady at a restaurant suddenly recognized you as a terrorist? Would someone in your network still believe in you […]

Passionate smiling volunteers unite


If you want an example of passion, you will find it in waves with the Shriner’s who help crippled and burned children get to the various Shriner’s Hospitals all over the country, and in other countries too. They often drive all day, deliver the kids and often parents supporting the children, then return the next […]