The best way to flex your muscles is to smile. It triggers these feel good chemicals in the body. Endorphins help to lift your spirits and relieve stress/pain. The “Duchenne smile (picture at the right ) helps reduce pain signals from the brain to the body and simultaneously let a warm happy feeling wash over […]
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The home of inspiration and light Imaginal cell lie dormant inside a caterpillar’s body, becoming activated within the chrysalis to allow a butterfly to ultimately emerge. Like seeds of pure potential encoded into the caterpillar’s DNA, imaginal cells are the ingredients of metamorphosis. When the caterpillar emerges it carries nothing of its caterpillar DNA with […]
It feels so good to unwind and laugh at the ridiculous things some pets do. Gotta love it. Some wise person once said “Laughter is good for the soul.” It raises the feel good hormones in the body and works like a breath of fresh air quickly resetting your energy, open your heart and increasing […]
I love dogs and their antics . The love they share so freely with us is unconditional. They are here to help and help us smile through the stressful times. When we smile our brain releases endorphins -feel good hormones. Endorphins are the body’s way to get a natural high and relax. So take […]
Let’s move it on Relaxation Island today. The music has such a good beat. Get up and shake and stretch your body to the beat. Don’t forget to breathe deeply while you do it to it! You might want to look at the video once and then get into the music. When we focus on […]
Take 4 minutes to shake it out -your stress that is! Dire Straits will be the guest guide for doing the Walk of Life with us on Relaxation Island © today! Sing and walk about to quickly get your energy moving for a quick refresher. Have a great day! Thanks Dire Straits and youtube.com […]
Smiling warms your heart and lets you relax and strengthen your internal GPS. This video is guaranteed to lighten and brighten your day. Please share it to encourage more warm fuzzy feelings. Video courtesy of littlethings.com Smiles courtesy of Relaxation Island tours.