Laugh at Stress

Studies have shown that laughter is a GREAT way to deal with stress. In the short term: Laughter enhances your oxygen intake. That in turn stimulates your heart, your lungs, and your muscles. Laughter makes your brain release endorphins — happy chemicals. Laughter can ease digestion problems. Laughter can stimulate blood circulation, which can help reduce some of the physical symptoms of stress. Laughter also activates — and then cools down — your body’s stress response. It can rev up your heartbeat and boost your blood pressure, leaving you feeling more relaxed as things calm down again. In the long … Continue reading

Scrapbook Funnies: I saw it on a t-shirt!

It’s once again Friday, and what a long week it’s been. I caught up on a few pages I had wanted to get done. Now I just need to get some journaling printed so I can add it to the rest of the pages and get them in those albums. While I’d love to get that done this weekend, I’m sure I won’t since I am taking a 48 hour road-trip to pick up my children. I guess I really should be packing and not laughing at these little bits of humor. I really need to get the camera and … Continue reading

Scrapbook Funnies: Addicted to Scrapbooking

As a slightly obsessed scrapbooker, I have collected funny scrapbooking stories, jokes and anecdotes to share with my classes when I teach. I find myself going back and reading them more and more, and getting a chuckle out of them each time. As an active member on several scrapbooking community message boards, I have collected a very large list of reason’s why people are addicted to scrapbooking. I thought I’d end today and this week with a list to make you giggle. I will be posting more each week on Friday to end the week with a laugh. Afterall, laughter … Continue reading