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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…

3 Powerful Life Lessons from The Dalai Lama

I first stumbled onto the Buddhist concepts a few years back when going through a particularly difficult time in my life. I was faced with some new life changes and the challenges I now had to push through were like nothing I had encountered before. My network of friends had shifted, I had gone through a breakup, I lost my job and my father’s health was worrisome. All the pieces of my life seemed to be in the air, leaving me feeling lonely with little stability or support. So I had no choice but to start a solo…

Goals – September 2015

Its official Summer is just about at an end. But I refuse to mourn the Summers pass, but I will embrace the new month and season ahead! I have noticed some beautiful bloggers creating goals for the month ahead. Which I love as I am also an avid list and goals creator! So I have decided to set some goals to help motivate me for the month of September. Yay! September Goals Schedule a dentist appointment – My personal health insurance has just kicked in. Hooray! So it is time for me to adult and makes a dentist appointment, one…