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Feel Stressed When The Internet Won’t Work?

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Do you feel stressed when your internet doesn’t work? Until recently, I had no idea how much modern day technology is ingrained and built into our lives.  Since the last week of November, until yesterday, I have been cut off from the internet.  Cut off from the world (so to speak) and have missed the interaction that I have with so many friends, family, and clients. The first week I just thought it would fix itself, the second week I was on the phone (for hours) to Optus and the lady telling me that I would need to buy a […]

How To Make Decisions That Won’t Stress You Out

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Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed when you are faced with making a decision?  Here are some great tips for you to try next time, to help you with this process… No one wants to feel stressed when making decisions. However, sometimes you can make decisions without thinking them through properly. Sometimes you can avoid making them altogether.  You may or may not be aware that for every decision there is a consequence. Here are some tips for you to try when making your decisions: Give yourself some time – Time to think about the problem at hand, so that […]

What Is So Great About Your Smile?

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Did you know that more than 30% of us smile more than 20 times a day and less than 14% of us smile less than 5 times a day?  But Children smile as many as 400 times per day! It actually takes more effort (and muscles) for your body to frown than to smile.  Frowning sends a signal to your brain that something is wrong and this leads to stress.  Researchers have proved that smiling is like a natural, feel good, antidepressant.  Your body immediately releases endorphins when you smile, even when you force it. This sudden change in mood […]

The Farmer and the Donkey

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One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway, it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all of his neighbours to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone’s amazement, he quieted down. A few shovel loads later, the […]