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Nov 30, 2018

Laughter and humor can also have positive affects on your spirit. In this episode Helen & Jerry continue discussing the positive affects of humor for self care.  In previous episodes (115 & 116) we discussed the affects of humor on the mind and the body. 

This episode focuses on humor's affect on the spirit.

  • Lowers...

Nov 23, 2018

"Laughter is the best medicine," isn't just an old saying, it's truth. Studies have proven the benefits of laughter on the body. In this episode we focus on how laughter can be beneficial for your body. 

Here are just a few of the benefits of laughter for the body, 

  • Eases pain.  In a 1979 study, Norman Cousins...

Nov 16, 2018

Did you know that children laugh an average of approximately 300 times a day, while adults only laugh approximately 17 times a day?  It's no wonder so many adults feel stressed and burned out. Humor should be a part of everyone's healthy self care program, simply for the benefits it provides.


There are some great...

Nov 9, 2018

One of our favorite resources for advance care planning is The Conversation Project and they recently released a new resource for college age students. Learn more about it in today's episode. Did we mention it's available in 14 languages?

Young adults have unique grief needs, and the The Conversation Project has created...

Nov 2, 2018

Disasters happen and sometimes without notice. Hospice agencies are required to have emergency plans should there be a disaster in their area. This episode describes the responsibilities of the agency and the unit of care when emergencies happen.

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes, chemical spills, blizzards, the...