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The Benefit of Laughter

The Benefit of Laughter

Did you know that healthy children can laugh 400 times in a day but adults only average 15 times? It seems that we all need more laughter in our lives. But, does it really matter? Is laughter the best medicine? The Benefit of Laughter Well, research indicates that...

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Befriend your Nervous System

Befriend your Nervous System

  Our brain is wired to constantly scan for potential dangers and safety in our surroundings, even if we do so without realizing it. We read thousands of social cues when we interact with others, such as facial expressions, voice tones, body language, and more....

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Re-entering the Outside World

Re-entering the Outside World

​Travelling post-Covid In the 2015 movie “Room”, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue, a mother and her son Jack are held captive in a single-room outbuilding for nearly seven years.  During this time, “Ma” works to keep her son healthy and happy by structuring their...

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Five Elements for a Happier and Healthier You

Five Elements for a Happier and Healthier You

We all are unique and have our preferences and things that we like and dislike, yet I am sure we all would rather have a positive mindset, clear focus and good physical health. Therefore, this month we invite you to celebrate wellbeing by stepping up self-care and...

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The Power of Belief

The Power of Belief

In this short 10 minute video The Power of Belief Eduardo Briceno explains how failure is the way to the greatest success. He explains that the way we understand our intelligence and abilities deeply impacts our success.

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How Meditation Helps Relieve Pain

How Meditation Helps Relieve Pain

How meditation helps relieve pain is now a modern approach to relieve pain. It does not matter what sort of pain you experience, pain is very unpleasant and something you all want to avoid. If you suffer from chronic

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Nonviolent Communication

Nonviolent Communication

  Healthy, productive communication is crucial to keep any relationship strong. Dr. John Gottman, the renowned psychologist and relationship researcher, determined that there are four kinds of communication habits that are the most destructive and biggest...

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7 Weird and Fun Ideas to Deal with Stress

7 Weird and Fun Ideas to Deal with Stress

  April is Stress Awareness Month, although every month in the last couple of years has made us aware of stress in one way or another. So whether we like it or not, tress is an integral part of our daily life. And we all have been doing a great job navigating...

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Say No To Emotional Blackmail

Say No To Emotional Blackmail

  Are you always a “Yes” person? If the answer is yes, maybe you will realize people around you always ask you to do something for them and you are the one who doesn't know how to say no. If you don’t do what other people ask then you might feel very guilty and...

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence The concept of emotional intelligence is different from other, more traditional concepts of intelligence. It refers to our ability to identify, manage, and respond appropriately to emotions in ourselves and others. Emotional intelligence is...

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Far from Home: Dealing with Homesickness

Far from Home: Dealing with Homesickness

Homesickness is often dismissed as a childish emotion associated with kids leaving home for the first time. While it is a common experience, it isn’t childish or foolish to be homesick. During this pandemic, the yearning for home has been felt more intensely as travel...

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Negative Emotions can be Good for You

Negative Emotions can be Good for You

​ “How can I get rid of those negative feelings and just be happy?” I have often heard this question asked by clients. We live in a culture that tells everyone to pursue happiness by eliminating negative feelings, staying positive. If you feel depressed, society will...

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