Mindful Benefits – Nature

Spending time in nature has healing and restorative power. Being outdoors increases well-being, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, promotes creativity, assists with recovery from mental fatigue, helps restore attention, boosts the brain’s ability to think, and engages the senses. – Catherine Morey-Nase Happy Birthday Scott Hey, everybody’s appreciation of nature is a little different. What’s […]

Mindful Perspective

Have you ever wondered about Perspective? How 10 people will look at the same event and describe the event 10 different ways? The Grand Canyon photo has not been altered. We took this at dawn, with snow and clouds. What is your perspective? What do you see? How adaptable are you? Part of being adaptable […]

Mindful Benefits

Try writing a personal message-a card, a note, a letter – this week. handwriting conveys warmth, and it will make someone’s day. – Hugh Byrne Maybe a heart felt note? Something funny? Something memorable? Something inspiring? Hi, I’m riding in my new car, do you like? Love, Charis

Live Well, Work Well Newsletter – July 2020

Boost Your Mental Well-being During These Uncertain Times This month’s newsletter provides tips for boosting your mental health, surviving the summer heat and social distancing. Focus on what you can control. Stay informed, but don’t obsess. Connect with friends and family. Use healthy coping mechanisms. Talk to a professional. Smile BIG – Laugh Hard – […]

Mindful Perspective

The ability to find the funny pumps oxygen into adverse situations. With humor, we can live our lives a little more honestly, and less fearfully, even though we can’t make bad things go away. – Elaine Smookler

Congress Agrees to $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020—after days of debate—Congress agreed to a $2 trillion economic rescue package designed to provide financial assistance to Americans and their families, and billions of dollars in loans for businesses. Voting is expected midday. The package is the largest fiscal stimulus in modern U.S. history and is the government’s most recent […]

Humor in the workplace

HUMOR IN THE WORKPLACE Humor has a place in the office, but only if you know when and where it belongs. In fact, humor and laughter can increase productivity and positive feelings about your job, help you bond with co-workers and may even make monotonous tasks more enjoyable.

Help your health with humor

HELP YOUR HEALTH WITH HUMOR Who doesn’t love a good belly laugh? You know the kind that makes your stomach ache, your cheeks hurt and your eyes water? Well, not only is laughing fun, it is also good for your health.

Laughter is Truly the Best Medicine

Laughter is far more infectious than most diseases. When we hear someone laugh spontaneously and loudly, we can’t help but respond with a smile or a laugh ourselves. The saying “laughter is the best medicine” has been around for a long time, but is there any evidence to back up this assertion? Laughter has the […]