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Is It Magic?

  Excess weight is a curse of modern times. The human body is both brilliant and adaptive. However, nothing in our evolution prepared it to deal with the quantity of food that is available to us in this day and age. The body is better prepared to deal with a lack of food. Studies have shown that various animals and humans live longer, healthier lives when they are fed lightly. In the face of ...
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Hypnosis: the power of hypnotic suggestion…

According to studies done at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London, hypnosis even once and the suggestions given in a hypnotic state, can produce actions in human beings that are the same type of actions that would have resulted from more long-term conditioning and practice.   Enjoying the relaxation of hypnosis and developing desired actions (changing old patterns) a...
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Scientists Hint at Why Laughter Feels So Good

Our next Laughter Club is October 13th...  We'll have our moments similar to what Dr. Dunbar states in this article... Dr. Dunbar, however, was concerned with relaxed, contagious social laughter, not the tyrant’s cackle or the “polite titter” of awkward conversation. He said a classic example would be the dinner at which everyone else speaks a different language and someone makes an apparently hil...
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Laughter for dementia…

Time to attend Laughter Club... prevention is a great medicine!! LAUGHTER really could be the best medicine when it comes to treating dementia. Sufferers who were treated to amusing visits from a "humor therapist" and cared for by staff under the watchful eye of a "laughter boss" were found to be less agitated. Four hundred people in 36 nursing homes took part in the University of NSW study. "H...
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Blanket Brigade Clothing Drive

Please donate for Blanket Brigade's second clothing drive! In just a few short weeks, the Winter Hospitality Overflow shelters will be opening their doors. As always, there will be more people in need than beds available. Help us keep Council for the Homeless supplied with enough gear for those in need. We're collecting: - blankets - rain gear - hats, gloves, and scarves - warm socks (new) - under...
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