Archive | May, 2012

have fun

Finding fun in everyday life not always easy … the crush of daily responsibilities can hinder the pursuit of fun. We recommend skipping on our way to lunch, crank calling your best friend, squishing your toes in the grass at your local park, and playing tag with your kids. do something now! Schedule some time […]

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give thanks

There is no need to be on your knees to give thanks. Enjoying every moment and being present to every moment is the most expressive and natural way to give thanks. do something now! Have you forgotten to appreciate someone or something in your world. Take a moment to say thank you or do something […]

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pause

Sometimes the most important self-care act is to rest one’s body and mind. Unfortunately most of us don’t have much opportunity to do this during the day. Taking a break from what you’re doing can help you stay motivated for a task and can give you the opportunity to step away from a project and […]

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stretch

There’s a lot of research out there about stretching. Benefits like increased range of motion in joints, better muscle coordination, better circulation, and more energy. All of that is great but what we like best of all, is that stretching feels GREAT! The next time you stretch, imagine yourself as a cat and really get […]

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feel the force

It was Obi-Wan Kenobi who taught us that “the Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It bind the galaxy together.” With a little effort we can feel the force…the energy that connects all living things to each other. […]

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listen

When we suggest “listen” we’re talking about listening, not only to the people in your world but to all things. Your body when it aches or soars, your gut telling you right from wrong, and of course your own little inner voice. do something now Sometimes when people are in conversation they are listening less […]

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love

There are so many ways to love someone or something. It seems sad that we only have the one word…Love. We love! Our spouses, partners, children, parents, various friends and family, pets and places are just the beginning. We love our favorite shows and actors, we love the hero and the underdog. We love food! […]

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the SMILE … reverse engineering happiness one face at a time!

Itʼs been suggested by a variety of smarty pants and well funded studies that smiling relieves stress, contribute to future success, helps people live longer, and possibly make you more money. Smiling simply because it feels good and makes those around us feel good might be the best reason of all. do something now Next […]

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