Relax… the holidays are coming!
In our multicultural society, November and December are busy celebration months for almost everyone. But is it possible to have more fun and less stress this holiday season?
Well, as the saying goes, "Nothing ventured, nothing gained!"
While the article "Ten Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season
" discusses ways to get more organized and less stressed at Christmas, the tips can be applied by anyone preparing for any busy celebration season. So get your favourite soothing beverage and enjoy the read!...
Thanks for celebrating our 25th Anniversary!
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Members of the La Peau D'or Team Celebrate 25 Years![/caption]...
Happy Valentine’s to our Friends
The management and staff of La Peau D'or share this Valentine's poem with you....
Friendship is a wondrous thing;
There's so much happiness it can bring.
I’m really glad that you’re my friend,
And I hope our friendship will never end.
Happy Valentines Day friend!
By Karl Fuchs...
Pieces οf Time - A Happy New Year 2015 Poem by Areesha Noor
Νew years come Αnd new years gο,
Ρieces of time Αll in a rοw.
Αs we live οur life, Εach second Αnd minute,
We Κnow we are privileged tο Ηave you Ιn Ιt.
Οur appreciation never Εnds
Fοr our greatest Βlessings: οur family Αnd friends.
Happy Νew Year!
Leaves – A poem for November
How silently they tumble down
And come to rest upon the ground
To lay a carpet, rich and rare,
Beneath the trees without a care,
Content to sleep, their work well done,
Colors gleaming in the sun.
At other times, they wildly fly,
Until they nearly reach the sky.
Twisting, turning through the air,
Get Happy to Get Healthy!
This summer many of us have the “Happy” song by Pharrell Williams playing in our heads, or we’re hearing it on online or listening to it over the airwaves. For some of us it brings back memories of Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” song and we cannot help smiling. And why not? It’s finally hot and most of us are happy in the heat… especially when we remember the long, cold winter and cooler than normal spring of 2014.
There is now research that connects happiness to improvements in health and wellbeing. Living in southern Ontario, we have a lot to be happy about. It’s hot, but there’s no drought. We disagree, but we are not at war. Fresh food can be expensive, but it is available. There are always situations that can bring us down but thankfully there are people, events, songs, poems, happenings and our own minds to lift us up!
One of the easiest proven ways to increase your happiness is to increase your gratefulness. According to Dr. Anjuli Srivastav...
By Dana George-Berberich
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” -- Nelson Mandela
Love is more than a rush of endorphins to the brain, more than a sappy song or tear-stained pillow. Love is a necessity – like air or water. Babies deprived of love fail to grow, to develop normally. Lives devoid of love wither and dry up.
The great news is we are all capable of loving. Even the most tired, used-up, hurt human being can feel a flicker that turns into a fire of warm emotion. It may be directed at a child, partner, friend, or even a pet. The human ability to feel love can be expressed in a multitude of ways and each one of them has healing properties.
Love boosts those “feel good” neurotransmitters in the brain that con...
Don’t let the wind blow away your beauty!
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Wind, Rain or Sun ... It's always a beautiful day at La Peau D'or![/caption]
As a society we're getting much better at protecting our skin in the summer, and we're learning that it's also really important to keep up the good work when the temperature gets chilly. We may not reside in "the windy city", but we get our fair share of gusty days. While a cool breeze is sometimes refreshing, it can also be damaging. Staying hydrated − inside and out − in the fall months should be part of your beauty and health care regiment. Here are a few ideas you can try:
Warm herbal teas enjoyed at home or with friends at your favorite café are soothing and goo...
Sun, Sun, Sun! Ready to Have Some Fun?
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Summer Fun While Taking Care in the Sun[/caption]Woohoo…we made it through the rain!
Now that the sun is shining again it's important to wear sunscreen. As nice as it is to see and feel the sun, it can cause hyperpigmentation (sun spots), and weaken collagen and elastin (connective tissues), which can make your skin looser and less likely to hold water. Extreme sun exposure can also result in skin cancer. But all this doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy the great outdoors this summer.
Choose a sunscreen product with the SPF level that is best suited to your skin, and always re-apply sunscreen throughout the day. Wearing a large brim hat is n...