There are so many “voices” in this world telling kids they don’t measure up. Behind every young child who believes in him or her, is a parent who believed in him or her first. Help your kids see how truly wonderful they are. Here are some suggestions to get started:
We were all once children, and still have that child dwelling within us. Yet to become adults, we've been taught that our inner child--representing our child-like capacity for innocence, wonder, awe, joy, sensitivity and playfulness--must be stifled, quarantined or even killed. This can create a lot of challenges and dysfunctions as true adulthood hinges on [...]
I love the random acts of kindness challenge. The idea is to inspire people to make a life-long commitment to service and kindness. The event challenges participants to complete a checklist of a set amount of acts of kindness in one week, including such things as holding the door for someone, helping a friend, [...]
You can begin to create your own biography of joy by thinking back to when you were a small child. How did joy feel in your body? Are you someone who tended to giggle or sing when you felt joyful?
Happiness is a trendy word and that's wonderful, but what does it really mean? Being able to answer this question with accuracy is important, because to understand the causes and effects of happiness, you first need to be able to define it. Happiness, then, is commonly defined as the state of being happy, and often [...]
The oath of laughter was one of the most shared posts in 2017 in LOU Facebook Group. It was submitted by Traci Nickerson. I (your name), VOW to laugh at the small things in life. I (your name), VOW to take the time to look for giggles. I (your name), VOW to connect daily with my inner [...]
Simply put, the Law of Attraction is the ability to attract into our lives whatever we are focusing on, and turning good intentions into positive action. This article is a summary of what I learned about it today.
Here is how to facilitate a group laughter meditation (a.k.a. free laughter exercises.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMtSLalTMqE A. Sit down and relax If you were previously standing up, it is now time to sit down. You can sit on a chair or directly on the floor, whichever is most comfortable for you. Sit comfortably in an inward facing [...]