DOODLE. What is a doodle? A doodle is a simple form of art where we mindlessly take our writing instrument; and, we create marks or scribbles on our page making patterns, designs, figures, or simple illustrations. Doodling can in fact be quite meditative and the resulting images could be left for interpretation. Regrettably doodling has … More Doodling Doodles for the Brain and Body
Today is Canadian Thanksgiving and U.S. Columbus Day. Many of us have the day off and are enjoying a long weekend. This is a great time to decompress and reduce the pressure in our lives. I encourage you to take advantage of it. Here are twelve strategies that I use to limit stress all the … More 12 ways to reduce stress.
I don’t know about you, but this year has been quite draining for me; and, with this awareness I realize I need to take the time to take better care of myself. Self-care has to be a priority. I intend to take deliberate and mindful action to meet my physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional requirements. I bet … More Self-care tips I most need.
While laughter may not be the universal remedy; laughter does yield a positive effect on our bodies. According to Dr. Paul E. McGhee, laughter has been shown to lower the level of stress hormones, such as epinephrine, cortisol, DOPAC, and growth hormone in the blood, (temporarily) lower blood pressure, and reduce pain. As a result, … More Consider the remedy of laughter.