As the week winds down, we wind down with some tidbits for your information, education, health, and enjoyment.
“The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.” Benjamin Franklin
Humor Break: Remember, “stressed” spelled backwards is “desserts.” (Food used for medicinal purposes NEVER counts as calorie consumption — such as Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake.)
Stat of the Week: A recent survey by psychologist and self-help author Robert Epstein found that 25% of our happiness hinges on how well we’re able to manage stress. The next logical question is, of course, how best can we reduce our stress? The answer: Planning. And how well do we actually plan? The answer: Not well. Read on for more insight.
Action Tip: For some of us, planning is happiness. I am almost as happy planning a trip as I am taking it. Even planning my Saturday shopping stops – when I include a quick pause at Cold Stone Creamery I get happy! So make planning fun!
Volunteering: Tired of this life? Plan to make yourself and others happier and healthier. “Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering Are a Natural Part of Everyday Life.”™