The Benefits of Laughter

Monday, January 25th, 2016

One of my favorite sounds is the sound of a child laughing.  Laughter is infectious.  It is a beautiful noise to be in a room full of laughter.  Laughter is far more contagious than the germs floating around this time of year.  So, get your giggle on.  We are excited to share a few reasons how laughter can be therapeutic. 

The Gift of Now

Monday, January 4th, 2016

As we celebrate the New Year, we often reflect and take inventory on the past twelve months.  We may find ourselves placing events and occurrences into certain categories: good, bad, easy, hard, happy or difficult.  Sometimes we can get stuck in the hard times, or what we now think should have or could have been done differently. 

The Gift of Gratitude

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

When we think of gratitude, we often think of it as being a gift we give to others.  Compliments, appreciation, and words of affirmation from others have the power to impact and even change the course of our day for the better.  During the holiday season, thankfulness is at the core of our celebrations. 

The Gift of Presence

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Money can buy impressive possessions; yet sometimes it seems the most valuable “gift” is when someone chooses to give us their time and attention. In a world that distracts endlessly, how often do we slow down to really look into someone’s eyes and give them our undivided attention?