Say Cheese: 15 Fascinating Facts About Smiling

Ken recently contacted me to share an article he thought my Happiness audience would also enjoy — on Smiles.  Of course!  Ken’s audience is nurses (www.nursingschools.net), so he’s really grounded his research in the medical world — proving that smiles are GOOD FOR YOU! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Everyone loves the quote “laughter is the best medicine,” and as a nurse, you have …

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Ah, Spring!  The days are longer.  The sun shines brighter. Oh, and as it shines in and brightens my home, I’m suddenly aware of a winter’s worth of dirt on the windows, dark paths on the carpeting from tracked-in winter slush, and cobwebs in the dim recesses that were invisible in the grey light of winter. Hey, it’s time for …

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There are Reasons for Optimism

I keep a running list of my favorite inspirational thoughts for use when I need a little lift.  This one just jumped out at me today — a great reminder that whatever I/we might be struggling with today, it’s all temporary. I subscribe to (and HIGHLY recommend) the daily Note From the Universe from www.tut.com (TUT stands for Totally Unique …

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Let Music Shift Your Mood

I didn’t feel very well (physically) over the weekend, and slept really poorly. I woke up Monday morning with the alarm, feeling VERY sleep deprived and nauseous. I made the decision to take care of me, and slept in until 8:30. FINALLY caught up on sleep. Showed up at the gym at time I’m usually leaving, and still gave myself …

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39 Rules for a Good Life

I received this in email at the beginning of the year &  loved it.  But I was overwhelmed with other stuff at the time, so I set it aside.  Pulled out the article today and I STILL love it (unable to find an author attribution).  It’s called Handbook 2010, but it’s more like Rules for a Good Life. HANDBOOK 2010 …

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