Friday, February 23, 2007

Calling all Well-Being Agents to Purpose

Here's a note in a bottle cast to sea. The message is about Well Being as one's purpose for being as in Life Purpose. Should anyone find this please join in by posting a comment.
My plan is to create a space in which people can come together in support of each other in the propagation of Well Being. People I call Well-Being Agents. So I guess this is a call to Well-Being Agents all over the world to join with me in supporting each other by creating a Blog site that propagates Well Being.
If you have found this invitation please comment with your thoughts and feelings about my project. Even if you don't join me as a Well-Being Agent this is still an opportunity for you to make a difference by just sharing your thoughts.
Have a fun and rewarding day, Arlin.


Steve Harper said...

Bravo! I look forward to participating and being involved. I will add you to my BLOG links and hopefully generate some more traffic and conversation for ya!

Ripple On My Friend!


Anonymous said...

I sure like the idea of Well-Being. I have to ask the forum. Is a Well-Being Agent an agent unto themselves (an advocate of self well being) or a practioneer of well-being methodologies (a self-styled Wellness-Advocate/self agent having no specific processes that are transferable) or a Well-Being Principles coach/trainer (Agent) who teaches the principles and processes of well-being to others for fun and profit? I don't know!

Arlin K. Pauler said...

Great question. The short answer is YES!. However, there is always more than what meets the eye. So let's see what the rest of you all think about the answer to this question.
What are the defining attributes of a Well-Being Agent? Post your comment. I would like to hear what you have to say.

LetUsGoMAD said...

Well, interesting indeed. I would say the first attribute should be the the agent is in an obvious state of well-being that he can then transmit to its surroundings and the people around him. you need to act according to what you preech no? Now concerning whether you would teach it or are only a practitioner, I think it is the same issue. All what one needs ot do is be in a well being state and then people will ask him to transmit that. that is where it could be taught to people for money or free.


Arlin K. Pauler said...

Does this mean we have to wait untill we obtain an obvious level of well-being before we can be an agent of well-being?
I have my thoughts on this but let's hear from the rest of you. This is a participatory sport you know.
Have a fun and rewarding day, Arlin.

Anonymous said...

Is there a benefit to identifying yorself as a "Well-Being Agent"? Will declaring to the world, and oneself, that you intend to make the world a better place, serve a purpose? Seems to me like it would. Is this your thought too? That making such a declaration will improve one's ability to stay focused on this goal? Thanks for the forum.

Arlin K. Pauler said...

Yes there is benefit to self declaration and it does improve our ability as Well-Being Agents. Here is my best shot at explaining why I think so.
The self declaration is an essential part. While third party certification or declaration can be supportive and validating it is only the proclaiming to one’s self and the world, and God if that is your belief, that we can establish and commit to our Life purpose. This is true not only for WBA’s but any other form of Life purpose. We all know people with third party credentials that are empty of purpose.
The key here is authenticity. Only the Self that we know standing in front of the mirror that knows the truth of who we are. This is the authentic Self that is the highest and only authority by which we can declare that Well-Being is our Life purpose.
Declaring that we are a WBA does not make us a good one. The declaring is only the beginning. To be a Well-Being Agent does not require us to be of any particular level of ability. Ability comes with diligent practice as a WBA. And on this too the authentic Self knows the truth.
Now as to does “self declaration make one more effective as a Well-Being Agent”? Because self declaration creates intentional actions and things done intentionally are done more skillfully, self declaration improves our effectiveness. It’s not just practice but intentional practice that makes perfect. Here too authenticity is the final authority.
Okay, that’s my take on this. Now somebody engage this conversation. You really can make a difference if we show up.
Have a fun and fulfilling day, Arlin.

Arlin K. Pauler said...

Hey everybody:
Is there anyone out there? What do we need to do to have you folks join in the discussion?
Remember, we can’t not make a difference; so all that’s left is to make the difference we really want to make.
Make a difference here; share your thoughts about how we can make the promotion of “Well-Being” an interesting conversation.
Have a fun and fulfilling day, Elder-Dude.