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Family at Christmas

Six Ways To Reduce Holiday Stress

Hello December! The holiday season is officially upon us. While excitement builds, this time of year can also lead to increased stress and anxiety. Trying to balance your everyday life on top of preparing for the holidays can be challenging. However, there are things you can do to prevent holiday stress and help ensure you…

Mister Rogers

15 Quotes from Mr. Rogers to Brighten your Day

Mr. Rogers is an icon. No matter the age, people have a similar reaction to hearing his name. As a staple in so many homes around the world, Mr. Rogers educated viewers, while bringing joy into the lives of children and adults alike. In the new movie about his life, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, we…

Relax

Six Apps to Help you Relax

Life can be stressful. From demanding jobs to home life responsibilities, we can feel like we are being pulled into a multitude of directions. Therefore, it’s important to find time in your day to relax and focus your energy; even it’s only for ten minutes. When we relax, we give our mind and body a…

Christmas

Decorating for Christmas Early Makes You Happier

The holiday season is just over a month away. With Remembrance Day over, many people are thinking about hanging their lights, putting up the Christmas tree and decking the halls. But, some may already be a step (or several!) ahead. It seems that more and more people are decorating for Christmas as early as November…

Goals

Six Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Let’s chat goals. We all have them. The trick is actually fulfilling the goals we have set out to achieve in our mind. It is one thing to say, “I want this to happen.” However, making sure your goals happen is another story. Oxford Dictionary defines a goal as, “The object of a person’s ambition or effort;…

Happiness

Thirty-Day Happiness Challenge

We hear it all the time: Happiness is health. And, while we have good intentions to be happy, it is impossible to feel this way all of the time. However, like with most things, practice makes perfect. And, yes, you can even practice being happy. Now, don’t get me wrong. No matter what you are…

Joy

20 Dr. Seuss Quotes To Inspire Joy

Dr. Seuss. His name is iconic. Generations young and old continue to read his books, and so many of his words have left a lasting impression and linger on our minds long after we have closed the pages. Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, was a writer and cartoonist. He…

Benefits of being grateful

Benefits of Being Grateful

Having just celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada, many of have begun reflecting on what we are most thankful for in our lives. While reflecting on what we are thankful for is important, it is also vital to keep in mind that showing gratitude and expressing thanks to those around you is a habit that should be…

The power of laughter

The Power of Laughter

It’s no secret that laughter makes you feel good. Think about the last time you laughed, I mean really laughed, and how wonderful it felt. Sometimes, all it takes to turn around a bad day is a good dose of the giggles. And, it’s contagious. How many times do you hear someone else laughing and…