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How To Laugh More (Don’t do these 2 things)

Face it, even though life can be hard, boring and painful at times, you don’t have to let it make you a sourpuss. You need a healthy sense of humor. You need to laugh more. Kids laugh all the time. Adults don’t. I could prove it to you. There are statistics! But I don’t want […]

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9 Essential Nutrients for a Vibrant Inner Life

A healthy vibrant inner life does not happen by accident. The inner life has needs. These needs are ongoing. Just like your body burns the fuel you feed it and you must eat again, likewise your inner life. Both need nutrients and reflect what they consume. How so? Your outer life (the things you do) […]

OLD MACDONALD HAD SOME STRESS EI/EIO

The last couple weeks have been a bit intense. Many changes in my life and in the lives of those I know and love. Change, whether good or bad produces stress. It effects our emotions. When there is a lot of it we can experience overload. A friend showed me this many years ago. It […]

Adults Want Playtime – 10 Reasons Why They NEED IT

Kids think adults have it easy. That they have all the power, all the fun. But in actuality “adulting” is hard. Grown up life is demanding and full of responsibilities. There is so much to focus on, so much to do, so much to remember, so much stress. Stuff going on, all the time, non-stop, […]

Getting Your Inner Laugh Back

After writing Emotional Hockey By Moonlight I thought about my hashtag #DontForgetToLaugh. I started doing some research on laughing and playing. I found an article by Debi Feinman “Laughter IS the Best Medicine”. She defines two kinds of laughing. Humor-laughter (a reaction to something) and joy-laughter (internal). Let’s talk about joy-laughter. Debi defines it as […]

7 Reasons Why Laughter Is More Than Just Fun (Laughter Provided)

It is no secret that laughing is good and people like it. There is that occasional sourpuss that resists or scoffs. But if properly motivated I have found that even they can laugh and enjoy it. It makes you feel good and it is fun. But it’s more than just fun too! A favorite form […]

You Can Defy the ARGHHHHHH!

I wish I could say it isn’t true but frustration is a part of life. Sometimes it is mild but sometimes it can be quite intense. When did it last happen to you? How bad was it? Was it painful? Was it the kind where your head hurts, your muscles tense, your stomach turns, you […]

Feelings Happen

  You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel. – Johnny Depp This quote spoke to my heart & I had plans of writing something deep & provoking. Alas, I have not found this depth to […]