The best medicine

Is laughter the best medicine?  I invite you to sit back and enjoy a great story by my guest Heidi Esther.  I looked up as I lay there. Robin’s-egg blue filled the gaps between feathery evergreen branches. The branches rocked back and forth like a rowboat knocking the pier on a languid day. Sunlight filtered […]

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Learn my solution for a recent bad habit I discovered

I’ve got a confession to make!  It’s something I’m not proud of.  It’s something that I keep trying to stop.  It doesn’t just affect me.  It affects others negatively too. Now I have your attention and you’re wondering what I am going to confess.  The habit I want to stop is…complaining.  I’m a fairly optimistic […]

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How to cope with this pandemic when you’re tired of it!

How are you handling the disruptions to your life? I think we are all curious about how other people are coping with this pandemic. We’ve never been through something like this before.  We want ideas on how we can cope.  Let me tell you how I am coping.  I am applying my little steps to […]

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How to reduce your stress anywhere, any time in seconds

Combat stress with this cheap, easy and effective technique.  You can do it anywhere, any time, and you can even teach it to your kids or grandkids.  It’s deep breathing.   The deep kind of breathing from your diaphragm – the kind that makes your abdomen move, not your chest. But we really shouldn’t be […]

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Consider these pointers for blissful sleep tonight

I’m stressed so I have terrible sleep. Or I have terrible sleep so I’m stressed.  Which statement is right for you?  Or maybe it’s both? What impacts the quality of our sleep? The hormone cortisol came up in my research, again. Cortisol is vital in helping our bodies regulate our sleep and wake cycles.  Cortisol […]

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