The Motivation Movement: Elite Mindset

I’ve hit another milestone on my little blog… I’ve posted 1337 articles on The Purple Almond! Now, some of you may be wondering about the significance of this number and why would WordPress send a badge with this number. Well, below you’ll find a repost of my original article on this topic, when I reached…Read more »

Laughter Therapy: Dad at the Comedy Barn

This article was originally posted last summer. The video is SO FUNNY! Enjoy! Original Article About a year ago, I posted an article about the benefits of laughing. Yes, other than being just plain fun, laughing has actual health benefits: Reduces stress Protects the heart Boosts the immune system Relieves pain Improves sleep quality and…Read more »

Laughter Therapy: Strange Laughter with Tim Hawkins

Today’s video is with stand up comedian Tim Hawkins. Here is a quote from his youtube channel: “Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals:A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. Is it realistic? Hawkins…Read more »

Laughter Therapy: David Dean Talks about Men and Women

Today’s video is with stand up comedian David Dean. Here are a few quotes  from his website bio: “David Dean has been doing stand-up comedy for over 25 years. David has entertained troops at military bases all over the United States, Germany and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Over the last 10 years, David has led week…Read more »

Laughter Therapy: Don’t Send a Man to the Grocery Store ~ with Jeanne Robertson

Today’s video is with Jeanne Robertson, a former Miss North Carolina and Physical Education teacher, who is now a humorist and motivational speaker. If you’ve never heard her speak before, you’re in for a treat. In today’s video, she talks about when her husband, who she calls “Left Brain”, went to the grocery store for…Read more »

Feel Good Friday: Manning Street

One of my favorite things to do over the holidays is looking at Christmas lights. Hop in the car, put on some Christmas music and go look at lights. Love it! 😍 You may have seen videos of houses, elaborately decorated with lights, and synchronized to music. Well, what if I told you there was…Read more »