LAUGH, PLAY, CREATE – DAY EIGHT

Laughing, playing and creating are three ways to get and stay emotional fit.  Eight of Emotional Fitness Trainings 12 Days of Holiday De- stressingIf you did not find this a bit humorous that is a sign you are far too stressed.  Read on, it might help. The day is empty that does not find you …

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GET CRAFTY

Not as in sly, but as in creating something. Knit, crochet, sew, carve, fold paper, paint, draw, write poetry or throw pots on a potter’s wheel.  Improves your emotional fitness.  Double the value when given away as was done here. “A baby pillow pattern that comforted Marines on the front lines in Iraq is now …

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STAYING STRONG TIP

INSTEAD OF ACTING LIKE A GROWN UP,  TAKE TIME TO PLAY A LITTLE EVERY DAY.  Good advice for some, not so hot for others.  Are you a work-a-holic?  A corporate slave?  Doing too much for others?  Or are you a play boy or girl? A member of the Slackers?  The trick is to hit the right …

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Parenting

PLAY AS LEARNING One loss for me in our many moves was  all the Legos my kids and I enjoyed playing with.  I saved them for years, but in one move or another they vanished.  Building things was for the kids fun and  learning; for me it was working at 3D puzzles and exercising my brain. …

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