By using mindfulness and Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), it’s possible for us to change the way we react to stressful events and to essentially reprogram our stress response. Likewise, we can use this to improve our happiness, to get to sleep more easily and much more. But when we do all this, what we’re really […]
The Kulintang is the modern name for an ancient musical form composed of horizontally laid gongs, accompanied by larger suspended gongs and drums. It is a traditional musical ensemble in the Southern Philippines, Eastern Indonesia, Eastern Malaysia, Brunei and Timor. Listening to Kulintang sounds is a relaxing experience which brings you to the sounds of […]
Toms River, NJ — My daughter Diane had time to spend in the kitchen today, Columbus Day — no classes — and made deep-fried Oreos — a crowd favorite on the Seaside Heights boardwalk and Six Flags Great Adventure here in the Jersey Shore area. Although I’ve been dieting lately, I did have a bite to try […]
Listening to soothing sounds and looking at calming images have been proven to help in rest and relaxation. Here’s a good video of 8 hours of relaxing oriental music that can help you relax, meditate and sleep. More information about the video in the box below.
I took this photo of a batch of okra that I boiled for snacks. I have been eating more okra as I find its texture soothing and therefore calming. With a bit of research, I found out that okra also has cleansing properties. I consider it one of my comfort foods, although as a child […]