Happy Category

The Language of Love

“All of us blossom when we feel loved”  Gary Champman Given that it’s Valentine’s Day later this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about love and relationships.  We all know that having friends or being in a romantic relationship makes us feel good emotionally but did you know that good relationships can keep you healthy […]

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Happiness in a Jar

Happiness in a jar

Last week I talked about writing a gratitude journal to help cultivate a happy attitude. Another nice habit I came across this week has been the happiness jar.  This project is inspired by author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert and is a simple way of noting the things that made you happy throughout your year. […]

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Benefits of Exercise (and weight loss isn’t one of them)

This time of year gym memberships sky-rocket and exercise classes are packed out with people who are eager to lose the pounds they put on over Christmas.  But looking at exercise as just a means to lose weight is really short sighted as weight loss is just an added bonus if it happens. Exercise is […]

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Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude!

Gratitude quote

As I mentioned in my previous post, one of the habits I’m cultivating in 2015 is the habit of practicing gratitude as it can have a great impact on getting a healthy, happy glow. In Sonja Lyubomirsky’s book The How Of Happiness, she says how 50% of our propensity for happiness is based on a […]

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Zzzzz Yourself to a Healthy Happy Glow

Sleep is such an important component of our overall health and wellbeing.  Sleep affects growth and stress hormones, our immune system, our appetite, blood pressure and cardiovascular health.  Research shows that lack of sleep increases the risk for obesity, heart disease, infections and dare I say it, wrinkles and puffy skin. Here’s a bit more […]

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H2Ohhhh Yeah Baby!!

Now that it’s summer it’s even more important to stay hydrated and there’s no better way of keeping thirst at bay than good ol’ water.  But water isn’t just to avoid a dry mouth …. Here’s a few reasons why we need to drink water to get that healthy happy glow J Healthy: Maintains the […]

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