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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) […]

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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 affects our emotions. When there is a lot of it we can experience overload. A friend showed me this many years ago. It […]

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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 […]