The Power of Purpose

By Julie Demaree – Student at Princeton Theological Seminary – Intern at Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville – Licensed Power of Purpose Mentor “Where there is a will, there is a why” ~ K. Bradford Brown I have taught The Power of Purpose several times and am always delighted by how each time is so different. The uniqueness of the people …

New Year’s resolutions for financial wellness

Improve your investment habits and your long-term financial picture We’ve reached the end of another year – which means it’s just about time for some New Year’s resolutions. Would you like to study a new language, take up a musical instrument or visit the gym more often? All these are worthy goals, of course, but why not also add some …

Tips for keeping your New Year’s resolutions

By Wanda Sevey Being a better person and losing weight are the top resolutions for 2018.  If you are among the nearly 50% of the population who makes New Year’s resolutions here are some tips for sticking with it. Create a concrete and specific goal. “Being a better person” is too vague.  Instead, identify the behavior you want to change.  …

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The Community Well – Body, Mind, Spirit and Purpose – A Yoga Perspective

By Carrie DeJesus Body, mind, spirit and purpose – these are the driving forces behind The Community Well and the pillars on which we are building. But what does this mean exactly? And how can having a healthier body help us live our life’s purpose? As a yoga teacher and practitioner, I have some ideas about this. You may be …

Learn Meditation in December

Sunday evenings December 3, 10 and 17 7:30 PM The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville 2688 Main Street, Lawrenceville Are you New to meditation? Spend an hour on three Sunday evenings toward practicing a mindful holiday, with Nathalie Edmond, a licensed clinical psychologist, yoga and meditation teacher. Sign up now for the Fall into Winter Meditation Series at The Community Well, December 3, …

A Bereavement Support Group in Lawrenceville: Hope For The Holidays

This non-sectarian bereavement support group is designed for those adults who may be struggling with the approaching holiday season following the death of a love one.  This 4-week program is led by Holy Redeemer HomeCare & Hospice.  No Fee but pre-registration is required. When:  Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:15 pm – for 4 sessions November 3, 10 , 17th …

Spiritual Direction – An Invitation to Listen for God

Spiritual direction is a one-to-one relationship in which you share the joys and struggles of everyday life with a certified Spiritual Director.  Together you sear for and discover God’s desire for your life and your desire for God.  Meetings are usually scheduled once a month for an hour, where you can explore how God’s will and spirit and working, seen …

Have You Had Your Flu Shot Yet?

Ashley Driscoll, RN, APN Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner It’s that time of year again, flu season; which also means that it is flu shot season. Studies show that one in five people get the flu each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best way to prevent the flu is by getting your flu …

New physical wellness classes starting in October

Save by signing up for an entire series of classes. Below are our upcoming physical wellness class series. You can also sign up for individual classes using the list in the next section below. Click the title of each class for a full description. Sign up for individual classes by navigating to the date of the class you wish to …

Do You Have a Plan?

Notes for Life Planning

The Community Well is hosting a free community film screening and panel discussion, courtesy of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, on the “Conversation of Your Life.” The purpose of the seminar is to highlight the importance of discussing one’s end-of-life wishes with friends, family and healthcare providers. A light breakfast is provided. Panelists: Moderator: Lori Feldstein, Cogent Medical …