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5 Reasons to Laugh More

Oh, laughter, a charmingly silly act. An act that transforms feelings into an outward display of happiness. Within laughter there is a closeness created between people, barriers can be broken and the potential of comfort created. Have you ever met someone who is always laughing? Someone who always has a joke to tell? Someone who seems to make light out of every situation? My grandmother was that kind of person. She always told jokes, the cheesy short knock knock kind. She would be prepared with the same joke almost every time I saw her. “How do you catch a…

10 Rainy Day Activites

For many people when the fall weather rolls in it are associated with colorful leaves, pumpkin flavored drinks and pretty wool scarfs. For me and many other people who live on the east coast of Canada fall means rain, and lots of it. When factoring in that I live in the foggiest city in Canada it’s no wonder that I have become resourceful when it comes to rainy days. There is almost a comfort that comes from a rainy day, a relaxing coziness, a day made for rest and slowness. Of course, I wish for sunny fall days…

Birthday – Acts of Kindness

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! On July 29th, 2015, I was lucky enough to take part in a unique birthday event. If you are like me you may find yourself weary of cake with candles, parties and the general hoopla that accompanies birthdays. Don’t get me wrong I enjoy the festivities most years, but at times it can feel like just another day, and not even the most fulfilling of days. And that is just how my aunt felt as her birthday reared it’s older looking head this year. “Time for something…