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Humour Can Help You Thrive Humour can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in the process.’ C.W. Metcalfe, Author, Lighten Up For some of us humour is a lost art, but it can be one of our most powerful ‘stress fighting’ tools. It has been proven that laughter reduces physical and emotional tension. Laughter produces endorphins, which are pain relievers and a good belly laugh can also stimulate your internal organs, circulation, and immune system. It is potent but not toxic, low-calorie, organic and absolutely free. Humour can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in the...Read More
Relaxation and Massage: Finding The Key To Success The key to succeeding with a fast-paced lifestyle is to know what your values and goals are and work towards them. Unfortunately, one of the essential areas that we neglect is time for ourself. If we do not take care of our physical and mental needs, we will not be in a position to achieve our other life’s goals. If we do not make our health a priority, by utilizing relaxation techniques, we are not in a position to achieve our current goals, look after those who are depending on us, or live the life we see for ourselves in our future. One of the quotes that I love to use is:...Read More
Child…”Yes mom! Yes I have brushed my teeth!” Parent…”Then why is your toothbrush still dry and your breath still smells?” Have you had one of those conversations before? We know as parents that it is up to us to teach our children how to take care of their oral health and we wouldn’t think twice to tell our child that they need to go and use some mouthwash if their breath smelled. But how do you handle it when it’s your friend, co-worker or boss? Stress and a Co-Worker With Bad Breath Have you ever had it where you have caught a whiff of your coworkers’ terrible breath. It can make it hard to concentrate on what they are...Read More
Parenting Attitudes Change. I don’t think that I liked my parents much growing up. They were always telling me what to do…Always treating my brother better than me…And they never let me do anything that I wanted to… It’s funny, but I heard my own children say much of the same things, even though when I was a teenager, I swore I would be a better parent than mine ever were. For the most part, I like my parents today. They are there when I need them. They call and let me know what’s going on back home and sometimes they just want to chat. I can tell that they are interested in what I am doing. ...Read More