A Wonderfully Desolate Beach in November

Imagine.  Fall… the weather has turned colder and even windy some days.  The make-up and foolery of Halloween is over and the thoughts of Thanksgiving are now at hand.  This is a warm and cozy time of year or at least that’s the idea.  Fireplaces are lit now and harvest foods fill the table, pantry, and kitchens.  In our work a day world what should be peaceful and loving preparation for the holid...
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Change Your Mind

Laughter Yoga has enormous health benefits.  The healing of the mind is primary.  As most problems stem from the mind, one needs to change the mind state and attitude and Laughter Yoga is an ideal way to do this. One’s mood state can change almost instantaneously from negative to positively generating feelings of happiness, joy and calmness.  Laughter Yoga steers us away from pessimistic thoughts ...
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Laugh So You Don’t Cry

Great article from the Scientific American on how "laughing kills the pain".  Join Vancouver Laughter Yoga for the best medicine! for schedule updates... ho ho, ha ha ha!
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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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