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The Earth laughs

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The earth really laughs in flowers,

as Ralph Waldo Emerson says –

– in my garden

 

They laugh all day long.

 

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3 day Quote Challenge – Day Three

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Thanks to my blogging friend Quirky Sandra for nominating me for this awesome

3 day Quote challenge!

As I love quotes I love this challenge.

This is day three for me, here my quote:

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These are the Rules for this challenge:

  • Post one quotation a day for three days (they can be from other sources or one of your own).
  • Nominate 3 other bloggers to participate per post.
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you.

 

My nominees are:

Diana from Talktodiana

Sophia from Sonel’s world

Terry from Terry 1954

 

If any of the nominees in this post  can’t take up the challenge, don’t worry that is fine.

The ABC of genuine happiness – W

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The ABC of Genuine Happiness

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W – Walk. Write. Watch the sunset

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Walk more today, think clearer tomorrow

Look for outside motivation

Walking is still one of the best exercises you can do.

Walk to better brain health

In a recent study from Maryland University, researchers asked two groups of volunteers age 60 to 88 (half with cognitive impairment, half without) to take a daily walk on a treadmill at moderate intensity.

After 12 weeks of walking activity, the volunteers underwent tests and scans to check cognition. Amazingly, the group with cognitive impairment showed improvements in memory, learning and recall tasks, and better efficiency in areas of the brain linked with Alzheimer’s.

To better the effects, try taking your walk in a green area – in one 2012 study published in Environmental Science & Technology , researchers found that just five minutes of exercise in a green space was enough to benefit mental health and improve self-esteem.

Let’s not forget that getting outside for a stroll does more for your mental well-being than boost your memory. Exercise boosts your happy factor, reduces stress, improves productivity and can reduce symptoms of depression.

And if you think there’s just not enough time in your working day, consider this; in a study of office workers led by Bristol University, those who exercised during their lunch break reported better mood, improvements in time management, better concentration levels and mental performance.

They also felt more able to deal with stress and experienced higher levels of motivation. Sounds like a good excuse for a lunchtime walk!

 

 

WRITE

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Most of you are fantastic writers… I am more of a reader and enjoy written word!

So keep on writing your good stories!

Watch the Sunset

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What better way is there but to watch a sunset!

Every sunset brings you the promise of a new dawn.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

… to be continued ….

Wishing you  a wonderful and warm day!

 

 

A beautiful Sunday

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Sunday Reflections

This is the plant I bought for the office to bring a bit of colour and spring feeling in.

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I had some great choices to make for breakfast:

which tea…. Rise and Shine or Cloud 9

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and relax.

Wishing you all a fabulous wonderful restful Sunday!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson