India look to mimic the animals, characterized by a special yoga known as "Laughter Yoga", which most people love to laugh quickly stimulate cells to find laughs laughing. Germany is the world's countries do not love to laugh. Due to the long depressed the introduction of the German government is serious Laughter Yoga in India, and fashion in a short time.
Wheatland Memorial Healthcare Volume 4, Issue 1 Wellness Commitee July 2009 Wellness Matters Don’t forget to check out the well- ness committee minutes that Adrie emails to everyone. There is a quiz question in the minutes. If you submit the correct answer to Adrie you are in the drawing for a prize! Simple Tips to Slimmer Summer Waists We all know that eating Post a list of small Bite into a pickle or right and exercising are projects on your re- lemon. Neither has the keys to weight con- frigerator. Then, many calories and trol. But here are some whenever you are the sour taste tips to make your ef- tempted to snack, may curb your Rest is not idleness, and to lie forts pay off even tackle an item on your appetite. Brush- sometimes on the grass under faster. list instead. The dis- ing your teeth can also trees on a summer's day, lis- traction will help you help. tening to the murmur of the ride out your craving. water, or watching the clouds Eat breakfast. Take time to enjoy float across the sky, is by no Regular meals Serve yourself half the your food. It takes means a waste of time. prevent the amount. Most people about 20 minutes for ~ John Lubbock “famine-then- tend to eat everything your brain to receive the feast” syndrome. Start that is put in front of signal that you’re full. your day with an energiz- them. Make less food Slow down your meal by ing high-fiber cereal, look like more by using putting your fork down whole-grain bread and smaller plates. between bites, chewing fruit. slowly and savoring each flavor and texture. Harlo Pool Hours: Swimming-Good Exercise • Mon-Fri Open Swim 1-5pm • Sat Open Swim Noon-5pm - Swimming is a good exercise. swimming im- Students $1 Adults $1.50 Swimming involves the use of al- proves the • Mon-Fri Adult Lap Swim 5-6pm $1 most all the muscles required for body’s use of movement, without the weight of oxygen and increases lung function. • Mon-Thur Night Swim 7-9pm $1 your body pounding you with each Pool closed on Sundays - Swimming stimulates circulation. move like when you are walking or running. - Swimming promotes proper breathing. - Water resistance is greater than - Swimming helps to combat the aging air resistance, so that the muscles process. have to work harder. - Swimming burns calories at about 3 - Regular swimming will build your calories a mile per pound of bodyweight muscle strength, endurance, and and improves one’s ability to control and cardio-vascular fitness. The longer maintain a healthy weight. you swim, the more your endurance - Swimming is fantastic for toning the and speed will improve. upper arms, shoulders and legs. The best - Without overworking the heart, strokes for whole body toning are the freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke. Wellness Matters is provided to employees for information and motivation needed to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle. The content herein is in no way intended as medical advice on individual health problems. Such should be obtained directly from a physician. Before partaking in any additional physical activity seek advise from your physician. Volume 4, Issue 1 Page 2 What’s your “Real Age” According to the famous Dr. Oz – your habits, your relationships, your the quiz in 90 days after you have im- you’ve all heard of him from Oprah—he diet, and your fitness level. This test plemented some of the has a quiz that can predict your real isn’t just about not smoking and work- suggested changes to age based on how you are currently ing out. It examines the nutritional see what your age is treating yourself. Would you like to balance of your diet in detail and then. Give it a try! know if you are biologically makes recommendations of This might be your next younger, older, or the same as which foods would help you step to a healthier and your calendar age? If you take up your intake of essential longer life. the free Real Age test on line, you nutrients. will get a personalized plan to im- You can Google the site or prove your real age along with a simply type in RealAge.com multi-page list and explanations of Murphy’s Laws of Computing and follow the easy instructions. You what is making you younger and what is 1. When computing, whatever happens, behave as though will need to enter your email address, you meant it to happen. making you older. This test will ask and after the test results are sent to you questions about your health such 2. When you get to the point where you really under- you, you will also receive weekly health stand your computer, it’s probably obsolete. as your blood pressure and your cho- information. (If you don’t like this fea- lesterol level so look those up before 3. The first place to look for information is in the sec- ture you can unsubscribe at any time.) tion of the manual where you’d least expect to find it. you go on line. It will also ask about The site recommends that you re-take 4. When the going gets tough, upgrade. 5. For every action, there is an equal and opposite mal- function. 6. To err is human...to blame your computer for your Laughter as Medicine mistakes is even more human, its downright natural. 7. He who laughs last, probably has a back-up. Laughter or humor as medicine is not ‘Anatomy of an illness’. In this book, new. Proverbs 17:22: ’A merry heart Cousin describes, how he laughed his 8. The number one cause of computer problems is “computer solutions”. doeth good like a medicine, but a bro- way out of an incurable disease. Re- ken spirit drieth the bones’. search by Dr .Lee S. Berk that showed 9. A complex system that doesn’t work has invariably the effects of laughter on the immune evolved from a simpler system that worked just fine. Longfellow wrote: ’Joy, temperance system made Kataria decide to start a and repose, slam the door on the doc- 10. A computer program will always do what you tell it to Laughter Club to see for himself. tors nose.’ do, but rarely what you want it to do. Out of this sprang the Laughter Yoga. In Great Britain so called ‘Laughter ‘Laughter, whether faked (artificially Clinics’ have opened their doors, where induced) or genuine gets your brain to effects last. the main medicine prescribed is laugh- produce ‘happy chemistry’. ter. Some doctors call the ‘intensive’ muscle Adrie Min hosts There is a world- workout from laughter ‘internal aero- “Laughter Yoga” again bics’. wide movement of This happy chemistry consists of an starting in September at the elementary school.Laughter Yoga; a increase in the release of endorphins Laughter is associated with ‘enjoying’ ‘simple’ technique (natural painkillers), seroton- life. People with pain usually do not based on the philosophy of ‘acting hap- ins (natural anti depressants) and it enjoy life. Artificially invoked laughter piness’. works many muscles, especially the gets people out of the dumps. abdominal muscles and the diaphragm The founder of this movement, Dr. (main breathing muscle). The more So, Let’s laugh! Madan Kataria was particularly im- laughter is going on, the longer the pressed with Norman Cousins’ book:
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