Tag: stress relief

The Power of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life

stressed out woman at work

How has mindfulness affected your health and mental outlook? Share in the comment section.

Simply-Women-logo How many balls do you have in the air today? As women, we’re often juggling kids, a job, a spouse, a home, aging parents and more.

Multitasking on so many fronts can be enormously stressful. Stress, in turn, can contribute to a host of health problems. 

It Only Takes a Moment … A Mindful Check-in

Guest Blogger: Patti Holland, Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher, Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School

“I don’t have time to just sit around and do nothing.” “I have to drop the kids off at school, get to work, come home and make dinner, get my son to football practice and then catch up on emails.” “I have way too much work on my plate right now.” “I don’t know when I’d fit this in. I’m taking care of my aging mother and working full time.” 

It’s No Joke – Laughter Just Might Be the Best Medicine

Laughter is the best medicine

Whether you’re laughing at the Saturday morning cartoons, listening to your favorite comedian or on the verge of tears from the office clown, a good laugh seems to do wonders for your mind and body.

Aside from improving your mood, bringing people closer together and making any activity more fun, research has shown that laughter has amazing health benefits. Ready. Set. Laugh!