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24-Hour Society With the invention of the light bulb came the introduction of the 24-hour society. Other than our own biological clock, including our need for rest and sleep, there are very few limits to when we can perform almost any task. Before the light bulb few people worked outside of daylight hours. Now nearly 20% of employees in industrialized countries are employed in shift work. Industrialists in the 1800’s realized that they could more efficiently operate their equipment and increase their profits if they ran around the clock. Shutting down and subsequently starting back up was expensive and inefficient. From the steel mills and automobile production plants to food and service industries production is now scheduled...Read More
Eat Dinner With Your Children Day Today is Eat Dinner With Your Children Day and even though I know that this provides a great opportunity for us to connect, provide guidance and to work out any issues, it is all that I can do to get us sitting for a true meal. It is hockey night – my sons get off the bus – we race to the table to finish their homework – we eat as quickly as we can – and we rush off to the arena for back-to-back practices. It works for us. Focus on the positives and not the negatives by getting everyone to describe one thing that went well today. Beverly Beuermann-King Click...Read More
Real Age vs. Chronological Age I recently took a look at a website that tried to determine your real age compared to your chronological age and was pleased to see that it covered a variety of areas related to positive stress management. This site sparked some interesting questions regarding stress, heart health and healthy aging. Beverly’s Hot Tip For Building Your Resiliency and Celebrating Women’s Heart Week: For Women’s Heart Week Consider nutrition and exercise essential. But also consider the impact of being positive, being able to relax, using a sense of humour, being organized, being involved in hobbies/community, having a spiritual side, and striving to be a continuous learner. Our heart pumps life through...Read More