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Aging Humor

A Guide to the Body for Occupants

If you are interested in learning more about your body (without taking a course in anatomy), then Bill Bryson’s book, “The Body,” is a nice place to begin. For most, our body is something we take for granted until we get sick or begin to experience the curious changes that happen as we move into […]

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Attitude Humor

Is Laughter The Best Medicine?

            Laughter has many of the same effects as exercise.  Laughter can enhance your intake of oxygen-rich air, stimulate your heart, lungs, and muscles, improve your immune system, reduce negative thoughts, help deal with depression and anxiety, and increases the endorphins that are released by your brain.  Laughter makes it easier to cope with difficult […]

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Attitude Exercise Humor Walking

The Joy of Walking

A morning walk is the best combination of sports therapy and psychotherapy available.  As for convenience, what other activity is so available.  The best part is when you join me it makes my morning’s work “a walk in the park” compared with hospital calls at two in the morning. Much has been written about movement […]

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Laughter is Good Medicine – Two Heads of Lettuce

            One day two heads of lettuce were walking down the street. As one stepped off the curb he was run over by a speeding car. The uninjured head of lettuce called 911 and helped his injured friend as best he could. The injured head of lettuce was taken to the hospital and rushed into […]

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Attitude Humor

Laughter is Good Medicine

            April Fool’s Day has a history of being celebrated by fools, would-be-fools, and soon-to-be fools, which likely includes most of us. The origin of the celebration is uncertain but often attributed to mention of foolishness in ‘The Canterbury Tales’ by Geoffrey Chaucer (1392). The origin of the custom is arguable since the setting aside […]