Given the choice to laugh or cry I will almost always choose to laugh. It eases tension. It makes a connection with other humans. And it just feels good. So, I don't mean to brag or anything, but I am AMAZING at telling bad jokes. I mean seriously, I crack myself up. So here are… Continue reading Word of the Week: Laugh
Happy is defined as feeling or showing pleasure or contentment, or something that is fortunate and convenient. I love that happy has both definitions.
Optimism is not a cop out for not doing anything, closing out the world, and pretending everything is hunky-dory. For me, optimism is a call to action, a belief that things will improve and that I have the power to make them better.
Did you know that smiling can actually improve your mood? It releases endorphins in your brain. Also when you smile, other people are more likely to smile back which in turn broadens your smile and releases more endorphins and so on and so forth. Don't you just love science? Smiling is one of my favorite… Continue reading Word of the Week: Smile
Welcome back! It has been a wild couple of months. But the nationwide closings have offered me one very important thing: TIME. With all our extra curricular cancelled and an end to obligations six (plus) days a week I have stepped back even from my online commitment to rest, really rest and focus on my… Continue reading Word of the Week: Joy